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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias - CLOSED

Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-0200
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Great Hike with Beautiful Giant Sequoias

Mariposa Grove is a sequoia grove located near Wawona but a little to the east of Yosemite National... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2017
Fresno, California
Go here if you can't go to Sequoia National Park

This place has the trees you're looking for, and it's very close to Yosemite. Yes, there are bigger... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2016
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-0200
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Mariposa Grove is a sequoia grove located near Wawona but a little to the east of Yosemite National Park. As most of Yosemite's attractions are concentrated to the west side of the park (Wawona, Yosemite Valley, Tioga and Tuolumne, Glacier Point, and Hetch Hetchy areas),...More

Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place has the trees you're looking for, and it's very close to Yosemite. Yes, there are bigger trees in other groves, but as a human being you can't tell anyway. They are huge, and impressive!

Thank bhons21
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Yosemite is amazing but this little hike was a bit boring . The trees not as tall as mariposa but mariposa was closed when we went to visit. Still cool!

Thank Sara L
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Do you like silence? Peace and quiet? Do you like listening to the sounds of nature, perhaps listen to what the trees may say to you? Then this is your place. Mariposa Grove doesn't get as many visitors as many of the other areas of...More

Thank LJ007007
Reviewed January 27, 2016

It's a bit of a detour from the valley, but well worth the trip. The car park at the grove is usually very busy, but there's a regular free bus service from the secondary car park at the Wawona Hotel, a couple of miles away....More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We loved the giant sequoias and our kids too!!! We were amazed by all those trees, and felt the nature as it is, our unique home, MOTHER EARTH!!!

Thank Me_gustan_los_viajes
Reviewed November 19, 2015

From the parking and viewing platform of ”Tunnel View” in Yosemite Valley to the ”Grizzly Giant” Sequoia tree in Mariposa Grove you have to drive 40 kilometer southward on a well asphalted, but very winding road, so allow extra driving time. Mariposa Grove charges 20...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

The mariposa grove is located some distance from the main park features. It took us about 1 hour to drive there from main visitor center and hotel. Once there we were astonished by the size of the sequoias. Well worth the trip to see. There...More

Thank David W
Reviewed September 10, 2015

One of Yosemite's best kept secrets (well, it's well known but often forgotten since it's at the far south end of the park. Hike among these giant trees (or take the tram tour) and get ready to be awed! What more can I say, if...More

Thank randuzi
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

It's quite hard to describe what is so amazing about walking about looking at trees but it is amazing so if you have opportunity to go here then I would highly recommend it. There is just something about being surrounded by these giant majestic trees...More

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