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Merced Grove, Yosemite National Park

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Merced Grove is a giant sequoia grove located about 3.6 km (2.2 mi) west of Crane Flat in the Merced River watershed of Yosemite National Park, California. The grove occupies a small valley at an elevation of 5,469 feet (1,667 m) and is accessible by a 2.5 km (1.6 mi) dirt trail.
The grove hosts about 20 large trees with a relatively open understory, and are spread out over the last 0.4 km (0.25 mi) of the trail.
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  • Pretty laid back walk for you to enjoy with the family. Seeing the large trees up close is pretty amazing 
    Pretty laid back walk for you to enjoy with the family. Seeing the large trees up close is pretty amazing  more »
  • Merced Grove trail is about 3+ miles round trip walk. Mostly easy going down, but coming back you have some steep sections that are strenuous. That said we are in our 70’s and we thoroughly enjoyed... 
    Merced Grove trail is about 3+ miles round trip walk. Mostly easy going down, but coming back you have some steep sections that are strenuous. That said we are in our 70’s and we thoroughly enjoyed...  more »
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  • Nice hike !
  • Absolutely beautiful. Stunning sequoia trees. About a 2 mile track from the car park, with a 600ft climb on the way back up....secluded place....

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