General Grant Tree

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Kings Canyon National Park, Grant Grove, King Canyon National Park, CA, USA

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Sep 08, 2006
The General Grant Tree is called "The Nation's Christmas Tree," and special Yuletide celebrations are held under its snow-laden branches every year in Grant Grove. Measuring nearly 270 feet tall and almost 108 feet around, it is the earth's second-largest tree. Believe it or not this is one of the younger trees in the grove, estimated to be only 1,800 to 2,000 years old, but it is the main attraction of this grove of 2,000 and 3,000-year-old sequoias, including the 255 foot tall Robert E. Lee tree. In 1890, Congress created General Grant National Park to protect Grant Grove. It later was absorbed by Kings Canyon National Park in 1940. The grove is easily reached from Grant Grove. There is a fairly large parking lot and paved paths through the grove and past the General Grant tree are wheelchair accessible. There is no added charge once you are in the National Park to see this grove.
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