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All reviews tunnel tree parking lot big trees mile downhill steep grade down hill fallen sequoia paved road steep walk fairly easy hike magnificent trees the loop nice hike great photo opportunities well worth the trip mile round trip parking is limited
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the parking lot (where there are restrooms), a paved trail leads downhill at a modest gradient for about a mile until you reach the first of the amazingly impressive Sequoias. Although there are only about 25 of these giant trees, don’t let that put...More

Thank pedlerpegg
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Easy mile walk down into the grove of trees. Spent about 2 hours total walking down, around, and back. Worth doing, trees are impressive. Walk back to the car is uphill, little tiring but really not bad.

Thank RedSky_SkisK2
Reviewed August 28, 2018

To be fair I may be biased - we came very early in the day shortly after dawn so we had the place for ourselves and we also encountered a back bear on the way (no need to worry). You will need to walk ~1.5...More

Thank Jogi85
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Amazing - the walk down to the grove is easy. The walk back is uphill and therefore strenuous - esp in the heat. Worth the walk - the trees are beautiful and majestic. Tunnel tree is iconic.

Thank J c
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Not many things left in the world that you can still enjoy that are this old and beautiful in nature. I was so happy to see this area before the fires and hope they are still there. This was the best part of our tour...More

Thank Oilmedic365
Reviewed July 29, 2018

easy walk (but don't underestimate the walk back uphill to the parking lot :-) ) down to the grove, where some giant sequoia's can be seen, gives a good impression if you don't have the time to go to some of the larger parks (sequoia...More

Thank DannyD2777
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This giant sequoia stands there for a long time. It is a beautiful thing to see. Try to tag along with a ranger to know more about this forest.

Thank Mehbuba R
Reviewed July 17, 2018

My wife and I were in Yosemite in early June, so Mariposa Grove was still closed and we decided to go here instead. It is a 2 mile hike round trip to the grove from the parking lot. Downhill all the way and uphill all...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Beautiful giant sequoias. Easy walk down, a little more strenuous on the way back up. The sequoias are massive.

Thank Chabr
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This has taken me 60years to fulfil a childhood dream after reviewing my grandmother photos when she returned from California in the 60s and it's been worth every penny to get here. We spent a whole day driving and hiking in the park seeing all...More

Thank phillip r
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Carla K
December 18, 2017|
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Response from PacificNWFamily |
The closure gate for Tioga Road is east of the parking lot for Tuolumne Grove. Tuolumne Grove will be accessible in January.
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annabelhewitt
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Tom_em_1 | Reviewed this property |
It is a tarmac road, so a stroller should be ok, but it is very hilly
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June 6, 2017|
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Response from Ironclad35 | Reviewed this property |
It's easy to find and the trail head is well marked, and the trail itself is paved. It's easy going down, but make sure you bring enough water, as the hike back up is a bit difficult. An 8 year old should be able to... More
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