Muir Grove Trail

MODERATE 19 reviews
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Muir Grove Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sequoia National Park, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until November.

DISTANCE
3.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
741 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

forest

river

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

hiking
2 days ago

3 days ago

Really nice forest hike. Not too busy. Giant trees, creeks to cross and it finishes in a giant sequioa patch. Can't complain!

3 days ago

This trail has it all!! gotta walk through Dorst Campground to get to the trailhead. you can get a trail map at lodgepost info center.

8 days ago

Campground was closed so I parked across the street and walked in. It added 1 mile of paved road which sucked but once the trail started it was really nice. Light inclines and declines with small creek crossings. Giant trees all around and the end of the trail you will be surrounded by a circle of giant sequoias. Just wonderful. Ran into deers and a bear. Left both alone and they left me alone.

13 days ago

hiking
8 months ago

No direct access through the campground but we parked across the street and trekked through the empty campground. We had the trail to ourselves which was amazing but keep going and find yourself surrounded by the giant sequoias. Very much worth the hike!

8 months ago

Travel deep into the forest with this trail. Very shady and cool trail. Encounter wildlife is highly probable. Trail is highly enjoyable with incline here and there, but also lengthy.

hiking
9 months ago

This trail is like suddenly stumbling into Narnia. We went during the week in early May and only came across one couple. The grove itself is simply awe inspiring... There are no words or pictures to do it justice.

hiking
10 months ago

Great little out and back trail. So much to see. Views were amazing, and the massive trees never get old!!! Take plenty of water!

10 months ago

Amazing views!

10 months ago

10 months ago

awesome trail.. make sure you make it to the end..

hiking
Thursday, March 03, 2016

Great trail to a secluded grove of Sequoias. Hands down the best way to experience these trees. The hike is easy, and the reward is worth it. You are almost always alone with the trees when you reach the grove. Great photo spot as well.

hiking
Sunday, September 27, 2015

Looking at sequoias from the middle of the grove is like standing in the middle of a living stonehenge.

I trek with a 2.5 year toddler, tips:

This is a doable trek, as long as your toddler is used to walking and likes to play and run.
* Ensure you have a portable potty or diapers...or you have trained your toddler ins the art of trail potty.
* Keep enough water and toddler friendly food supply
* Be ready to spend 5-6 hrs on a slow pace.
* You might have to carry your toddler in a few rocky places.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

hiking
Sunday, May 24, 2015

This hike was so breathe taking we were the only ones up there. This was during winter though so less people. The fog rolled in and made everything so majestic. Totally recommend this hike.

hiking
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

walking
Sunday, March 31, 2013

Really nice walk to a serene spot.