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Best trails in Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest, California? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest ranging from 0.7 to 9.5 miles and from 5,275 to 6,013 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
Park information
Acreage:
1,540 acres
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Top trails (5)
#1 - Chimney Trail and Bull Buck Loop
Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 54 m
Users have reported that the road leading to the trailhead may require a vehicle with 4WD.Show more
#2 - Chimney Trail Loop
Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 50 m
The trail is part of the loop in Nelder Grove to go see the giant Bull Buck 2700 year old tree. To get to the trailhead take Rd 632, turn left and go 1 mile on the dirt road. Park at information /map Show more
#3 - Graveyard of the Giants Loop
Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
As of July 26, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
#4 - Bull Buck Loop
Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 21 m
Bull Buck Loop is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Oakhurst, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#5 - Shadow of the Giants [CLOSED]
Nelder Grove Sierra National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
NOTE: Currently Closed due to Railroad Wildfire. Easy one mile loop with about twelve Giant Sequoias but only a handful of really big ones. Easy hike and really nice thick forest. Much different thanShow more