Grizzly Giant Trail
ElevationAscent: 300' 91 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 5,943' 1,812 m
Low: 5,644' 1,720 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)
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“Popular route visiting Bachelor and Three Graces, Grizzly Giant and California Tunnel sequoia trees”— Megan W
Family Friendly All kids should get to experience the awe-inspiring magnificence of these unique trees! Don't let the little ones under the fences though- the roots of sequoias are shallow and easily damaged.
Continue east on the Grizzly Giant Trail and enter more shady forest. Read the informative trail side plaques describing the history of these rare trees the unique sequoia lifecycle. Up ahead, the 1,800- year-old Grizzly Giant tree in all its glory is cordoned off by protective fencing. It is reported to be the 25th largest tree in the world. The trail turns to the north and ends at the California Tunnel Tree. This is the only living sequoia with a man-made tunnel bored through it. Stagecoaches used to drive through it, but nowadays tourists walk through it instead.
Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite