Congress Trail

 9 votes

1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers


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Singletrack

350' 107 m

Ascent

-314' -96 m

Descent

7,050' 2,149 m

High

6,837' 2,084 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Unknown

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A wonderful, short hike through the Giant Forest.

Brad Hartl

Overview

This short loop will take longer than you might expect... You'll be looking upward constntly. Beware of sore necks!
Features: Views
Family Friendly: Fantastic paved path with a visual experience of the giant sequoias that won't soon be forgotten by the young-ones.
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

This is one of the easiest ways to see a bunch of the giant sequoias in a short amount of time.

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.

Flora & Fauna

Five of the ten largest trees (by trunk volume) are located in the grove.

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Sep 30, 2017
Ryan Klink
Sep 17, 2017
Christina Ruiz
2mi
Sep 10, 2017
Povilas Paškūnas
Aug 31, 2017
John Robinson
Aug 21, 2017
Glenn Halfpap
Aug 12, 2017
Eena Colada
1.9mi
Aug 9, 2017
Katie W
After general sherman. Lots of downed trees, cool views. Paved, easy. Even after long day of other trails.
Aug 5, 2017
Blair Tirpak

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  4.2 from 9 votes

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