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Trail of 100 Giants

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 4.6 (7) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A leisurely route through a giant sequoia grove.


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Map Key

1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Loop

6,225' 1,897 m

High

6,147' 1,874 m

Low

130' 39 m

Up

130' 39 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Family Friendly An easy trail with historical significance.

There are road closures in winter (typically November - April), check the USFS site. $10/vehicle fee.

Overview

A leisurely hike through a giant sequoia grove on an easy path that is very family friendly. The road can close in winter so check the USFS site.

Description

A leisurely stroll through a giant sequoia grove on a short, paved trail. There are maps available on the USFS site and small information plaques that point out highlights along the way. Major highlights include the cluster of "sentinels" and a fallen giant sequoia.

Flora & Fauna

Giant sequoias.

History & Background

The ancient giant sequoias are breathtaking.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kevin Ashbran with improvements by Jack Schumacher

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  4.6 from 7 votes

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Giant Sequoias
Jun 26, 2022 near Alta Si…, CA
This is one of the first sequoias on the loop.
Apr 29, 2017 near Alta Si…, CA
Trail of 100 Giants
Apr 7, 2022 near Alta Si…, CA
Trail of 100 Giants
Apr 7, 2022 near Alta Si…, CA
Sequoia National Park's Redwood Meadow Campground is quite nice!
May 31, 2017 near Alta Si…, CA

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Jul 18, 2020
Dylan Payne
Very pretty and very accessible (which also means very crowded with not great people)
Jul 18, 2020
Evl Dude
May 30, 2020
B Dol
May 24, 2020
Damien Sutevski
Jun 18, 2019
Joe Klissus
Trail closed at the fallen Sequoia 1.5mi — 0h 45m
Oct 21, 2018
Scotty Rew
1.3mi
May 22, 2018
Anton Loboda
May 8, 2018
Jerrye Kent
Awesome view