Merced Grove

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Merced Grove
Giant Sequoias of Merced Grove.jpg
Merced Grove
Map showing the location of Merced Grove
Map showing the location of Merced Grove
LocationMariposa County, California, United States
Coordinates37°44′58″N 119°50′14″W / 37.74944°N 119.83722°W / 37.74944; -119.83722Coordinates: 37°44′58″N 119°50′14″W / 37.74944°N 119.83722°W / 37.74944; -119.83722
Elevation5,469 feet (1,667 m)
Dominant tree speciesSequoiadendron giganteum

Merced Grove is a giant sequoia grove located about 3.6 km (2.2 mi) west of Crane Flat in the Merced River watershed of Yosemite National Park, California. The grove occupies a small valley at an elevation of 5,469 feet (1,667 m) and is accessible by a 2.5 km (1.6 mi) dirt trail.[1][2]

The grove hosts about 20 large trees with a relatively open understory, and are spread out over the last 0.4 km (0.25 mi) of the trail.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Merced Grove". Retrieved 2019-11-11.
  2. ^ Park, Mailing Address: PO Box 577 Yosemite National; Us, CA 95389 Phone:372-0200 Contact. "Giant Sequoias - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)". Retrieved 2019-11-11.