Merced Grove

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Merced Grove
Giant Sequoias of Merced Grove.jpg
Merced Grove
Map
Map showing the location of Merced Grove
Map showing the location of Merced Grove
Geography
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)
Ecology
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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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Merced Grove". www.redwoodhikes.com. 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)". www.nps.gov. Retrieved 2019-11-11.