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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Snowshoeing in Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Yosemite's Mariposa Grove Welcoming Center Dressed in Winter
Group of snowshoers in front of the Grizzly Giant in Yosemite National Park's Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Snowshoeing in the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias with the Yosemite Conservancy
Address: Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, CA 93623
Website: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/m...

Explore the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Near Yosemite's South Entrance

Discover the Largest Giant Sequoia Grove in Yosemite

Located near Yosemite's South Entrance, Mariposa Grove is the largest of the three giant sequoia groves in the park. It is home to over 500 mature giant sequoia trees. During much of the year, a free shuttle operates between the Mariposa Grove Welcome Plaza and the grove.

Trails for All Levels

The Mariposa Grove offers a variety of trails ranging from easy to strenuous, including some accessible trails for visitors with disabilities. Whether you're a casual walker or an avid hiker, there's a path for you to explore among these majestic trees.

Wintertime Adventures in Mariposa Grove

From the end of November until mid-March, the Mariposa Grove Road closes to vehicles but remains open to hikers, cross-country skiers, and snowshoers. The two-mile road from the South Entrance to the grove offers a winter wonderland experience. The Washburn Trail, which runs parallel to the Mariposa Grove Road, provides year-round access to the Arrival Area.

Visitor Amenities

The Mariposa Grove Welcome Plaza, located near the South Entrance, features flush toilets and drinking water. Restrooms are available in the Mariposa Grove Arrival Area, but drinking water is not provided.

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Don't miss the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring giant sequoias of Mariposa Grove. Plan your visit today and experience one of Yosemite's most iconic natural wonders.

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