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The General Grant Tree at Grant Grove
Kings Canyon National Park, California

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Parking Lot in the General Grant Tree Grove

Parking Lot in the General Grant Tree Grove

Parking lot at the General Grant Tree

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: September 27, 2012
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Grant Tree parking lot

Grant Tree parking lot

This line of mature Sequoias is right at the edge of the parking lot at Grant Grove. This is many people's first encounter with the big trees.

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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The Michigan Tree in Grant Grove

The Michigan Tree in Grant Grove

The sign at the Michigan Tree explains "This tree was once known as the Spring Tree because of the spring at its base. The same spring undermined the tree causing it to fall in 1931."

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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General Grant Tree

General Grant Tree

The General Grant Tree is often cited as the second largest tree in the world. It is 267 feet (81.5 meters) tall and 29 feet (8.8 meters) in diameter.

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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General Grant Tree viewpoint

General Grant Tree viewpoint

Blooming azaleas at the "Photo Point" for the General Grant Tree. It is the official "National Christmas tree".

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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General Grant Tree in Winter

General Grant Tree in Winter

The General Grant Tree from the official photo point in winter

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: March 4, 2006
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Lower end of the Fallen Monarch

Lower end of the Fallen Monarch

The Fallen Monarch is very popular with kids. You can walk a hundred feet through the fire-hollowed core of the dead tree.

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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Upper end of the Fallen Monarch

Upper end of the Fallen Monarch

A charred and fire-hollowed log, the Fallen Monach is in the heart of the General Grant Grove.

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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Fallen Monarch Tree in Winter

Fallen Monarch Tree in Winter

The Fallen Monarch hollow Sequoia log in winter

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: March 4, 2006
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The Oregon and California Trees in Grant Grove

The Oregon and California Trees in Grant Grove

Just a hundred yards from the Grant Tree, the Oregon and California trees are fine specimens of mature Sequoias.

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: June 19, 2015
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Oregon and California Trees, Winter

Oregon and California Trees, Winter

The Oregon and California Trees in winter snow

Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, California

Date photographed: March 4, 2006
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