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Tuolumne Grove Loop Trail

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 4.0 (3)

An airy and scenic route through a beautiful meadow, just steps away from the highway!


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Miles

0.6

KM

Loop

5,836' 1,779 m

High

5,737' 1,749 m

Low

100' 30 m

Up

82' 25 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Wildflowers

Family Friendly A short trail that is very easy to access and a beautiful forest to explore.

Description

You can simply park your car along the side of the highway and step out into the meadow and find a couple of well marked trails that lead into the fields. The narrow trail takes you on a short and scenic route through the meadow and trees, perfect for a quick outing.

The trail eventually makes a little U-turn and then turns you back around to bring you back to the starting point. It's a great opportunity to sit in the meadow to meditate, relax, get fresh air, and even spot some prairie dogs along the way!

Flora & Fauna

Lots of beautiful lush grass and wildflowers, and beautiful redwood trees in the distance.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Yosemite

Shared By:

Shirley Han

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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  4.0 from 3 votes
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Photos

Tunnel Tree in the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.
Mar 8, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
The Fallen Giant in the Tuolumne Grove.
Mar 8, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
One of the giant trees in the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.
Mar 8, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
The roots of a fallen sequoia tree.
Mar 8, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Giant Sequoias in the grove tower above you.
May 27, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
The Old Big Oak Flat Road continues to Hodgdon Meadow as it passes through the Tuolumne Grove.
May 27, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA

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