ElevationAscent: 350' 107 m
Descent: -314' -96 m
High: 7,050' 2,149 m
Low: 6,837' 2,084 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
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“A wonderful, short hike through the Giant Forest.”— Brad H
Family Friendly Fantastic paved path with a visual experience of the giant sequoias that won't soon be forgotten by the young-ones.
The trail starts from the General Sherman Tree area and makes a winding loop around the grove. It doesn't make too much of difference which way you take it. There are lots of trails intersecting the Congress Trail, but everything is very well signed, so this doesn't present too much of a challenge.
Land Manager: NPS - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park