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Merced Grove, Yosemite National Park

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Merced Grove is a giant sequoia grove located near Crane Flat just inside the western boundary of Yosemite National Park north of El Portal and the Merced River, at. It is in the small valley of Moss Creek, accessible by short hike. It has 40 sequoias over 5 feet in diameter including around 15 over 10 feet in diameter.
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  • The Merced grove is at the end of what is for many way to long a walk. When you tie the length of the walk with the lay of the land it will be rated as strenuous for many. It is down hill to the trees...  more »
  • My adult sons, my husband and I visited the Merced Grove in mid-May 2016. It is a smaller park, with limited parking, but does not have as much public traffic as the nearby Tuolumne Grove. Our familiy...  more »
  • Went here as part of my day tour from SFO using astronomical tours. This is the first stop (after a 4 hr drive). Nice trek down and you can see this grove. Tallk trees, huge barks. Good hike. Nothing ...  more »