Big old trees, like, really big and really old trees. I can’t stress enough how big these guys are, but lets just say that Hagrid would feel quite like a hobbit among these big boys. It’s an easy enough hike in for the first hour but the deeper you go, the harder the path becomes – but you won’t stop – because the trees go on getting more and more impressive the deeper and deeper you move. The second biggest and the oldest guy here is the Grizzly Giant – about 2400 hundred years old, and the largest is the Washington Tree. If you want to check out the other beauties though, there’s the Fallen Monarch, The Bachelor and Three Graces, the Faithful couple, the Telescope tree (still living, but almost completely hollow), the Columbia (tallest in the park at 87 metres) and the Wawona Tunnel Tree. What’s up with the really cool-yet-somewhat-creepy-names? Also, follow the signs in the park to the Mariposa Grove Museum.
Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias Travel Tips
- Tips & Warnings: Take the tram for $25 if you don’t want to hike – it’s hop on and hop off and will take you to the museum which is halfway up the grove.
- Parking might be full by even 10:00 am. Best to take the shuttle to get in.
- Shops at the bottom of the groves.
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89.97% of people who visit Yosemite National Park include Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias in their plan
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57.14% of people start their Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias
87.22% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias