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Tuolumne Grove Trail is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until November.

Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 734 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

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hiking
2 days ago

It’s easy on the way in but you really feel it going out. Still not too strenuous. Definitely pack plenty of water as you’ll get thirstier than you think. Also crawl through the downed tree- it only looks like you won’t fit.

hiking
6 days ago

Pretty casual hike that should take no more than 2 hours. I did it in one hour by running down the trail and briskly walking up. I enjoyed the majestic presence of the Sequoias and the historical anecdotes of the road. The tree they used to drive through is cool.

hiking
8 days ago

We were a little tired from a long hike the day before even though this is a fairly easy trail. I will say sequoias trees are always majestic and beautiful but if you have visited Sequoia National Park it’s hard to compare with. Still glad we did it.

hiking
17 days ago

Very easy hike. Downhill until you reach the finish. It’s pretty steep going down, walking up was a bit of a challenge but it’s a patched road so it’s not bad. The redwood trees at the bottom are very cool. Be sure to checkout the big redwood that fell down to the right of the tunnel tree.

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snow
22 days ago

Went in Feb 2020, beautiful with snow, and bit slippery to get to the grove but we had yak tracks and were fine. Sad to see the trees that have fallen and died, but we kept to the trails and did our part to preserve these beauties.

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2 months ago

Carlon Falls Trailhead to Tuolumne Grove. 13 miles, 6 hours, 2,100 feet elevation gain, multiple water crossings, snow...a lot of snow, Giant Sequoia, a historic wagon trail, and not a single hiker the whole day! Enjoy this hike before it returns to the Wilderness!

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4 months ago

Mostly downhill to start. Little icy but not bad. Make sure to have good shoes and warm gloves. 3/7/20

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4 months ago

Just a little ice today as it has been warm. Early in the day there were icy stretches, but walking carefully and having hiking poles did the trick. Later in the day top ice had melted a bit and coming up was fine.

hiking
4 months ago

Great way to see the trees

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hiking
6 months ago

Hiked this trail on 1/5/20 and it was super icy and treacherous. We had hiking poles and still slipped and fell a few times — luckily, made it to the Tunnel Tree before turning around. Highly recommend snow shoes and trekking poles if you plan to visit during snow season. It was beautiful but a little sketchy.

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snow
6 months ago

Love this trail! But it is icy during the winter. Yak tracks of snowshoes with heavy gripping are recommended. And, if elevation is a challenge, trekking poles are also suggested.

there are definitely more than 5 trees to see. loved it, it was beautiful!

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8 months ago

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hiking
8 months ago

Easy trail down. Nice exercise on the way up

hiking
8 months ago

Incline but great trail!

hiking
8 months ago

First, I am a horticulture professional, so the Sequoias were my goal and, while few, beautiful specimens. Trail very well maintained and good didactics, it’s not a hike for anything besides enjoying the trees and their companion plants, if you’re looking for a challenge or granite views, skip this one.

hiking
9 months ago

Flip-flop (minimal footwear), 24oz water upon return, no bed needed. Short peaceful hike through tall redwoods. 90% paved. Speed hiked in an hour. Only saw 5 or so Sequoias (one denigrated by humans). Recommend Sequoia National Park for Sequoias (also denigrated).

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hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful, small grove but big trees! Nice walk down mostly paved old road

hiking
9 months ago

Hikes this easy trail because Tiogo Pass was closed down. It is ok but don't get excited.

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hiking
9 months ago

Starts with a gentle downhill slope but gets sufficiently steep enough for kid whining. The uphill return trip was a slog. Try Nelder Grove instead of you want sequins and peace.

hiking
10 months ago

Amazing tall trees!!

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