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Shake the crowds

Nice trail which tkes you north of the Grant Tree and away from most of the crowds. Take your time... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Charlottetown, Canada
Lovely walk through sequoia groves

This was recommended by the visitor centre and we were given a guide describing the route. Starts... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
via mobile
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“easy walk” (2 reviews)
“general grant” (2 reviews)
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Nice trail which tkes you north of the Grant Tree and away from most of the crowds. Take your time and enjoy the view of giants.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This was recommended by the visitor centre and we were given a guide describing the route. Starts at Grant tree lower car park (bus parking) and not sure we could've followed it correctly without the guide. It's a lovely, easy walk and you can see...More

Thank JKerr88
Reviewed 31 July 2017

From the trail description we felt this would make a pleasant relatively short circular walk. Soon after the start of the walk the trail was signed in two directions. We followed the direction indicated on the map and expected to come to a meadow relatively...More

Thank RoverP
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I hiked this at night as it was near our lodge and seemed easy to follow in the dark. It leaves from the far north end of the General Grant parking lot. The description says that it loops a meadow and that there are many...More

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is an easily accessed trail right from the Grant Grove parking lot. Although the lot fills up fast, the North Grove Trail was empty when we were on it. We saw 4 people at the beginning, but after that - we had this gorgeous...More

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 4 October 2016

After viewing the Grant Tree we decided to take a hike along the 1.8 mile North Grove Loop Trail. We are so glad we did. This somewhat challenging hike took us around an hour with a short stop on a stump for a snack. While...More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

it was amazing - came recommended by a ranger and was so worth it - very quiet trail yet enough so it felt safe - very beautiful

Thank carolineintucson
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This walk was recommended was recommended by the Visitors Center Staff. The surface is an old road and easy to walk. The last part of the walk is going up a grade but not too steep. Access the trailhead from the rear of the RV...More

1  Thank dunn2002
Reviewed 13 June 2014

There are 2 wonderful fall hikes in King's Canyon, this is one of them, the other one is Redwood Canyon, not too far from this hike. The North Grove Loop is lightly traveled. We met only a couple of other hiking teams. Most people walk...More

4  Thank Cali4niahiker
Reviewed 12 January 2014

This is so close to one of the main attractions at Kings Canyon and yet I rarely see anyone on the trail. Seems most people come, do the easy walk around the General Grant, and then leave. Little do they know that 100 yards away...More

5  Thank Dan M
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