Tuolumne Grove

Yosemite National Park

Small grove of towering giant sequoias.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Yosemite National Park attractions

1. Merced Grove

2.02 MILES

A dirt road, closed to cars, dips steeply down the smallest, densest and quietest sequoia grove in the park.

2. Tunnel View

7.65 MILES

Just off Hwy 41, immediately east of Wawona Tunnel, is the parking lot for this spectacular viewpoint where you can take in much of the valley floor,…

3. Inspiration Point

8.12 MILES

Some of Yosemite's best vistas are granted to those who hike the steep, 1.3-mile trail up to this viewpoint. Inspiration Point used to be a spot along an…

4. Valley View

8.31 MILES

Views of El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall can be had from this valley-floor turnout.

5. Ribbon Falls

8.85 MILES

At 1600 ft, Ribbon Falls, only seen from the west side of El Capitan, is the highest single drop falls in North America. There's no signage and no real…

6. Yosemite National Park

8.88 MILES

Yosemite means "killer" in the Indigenous Miwok language, and in today's parlance it's indeed an impressive, awesome site. Everywhere you look in Yosemite…

7. Bridalveil Fall

9.25 MILES

At the southwestern end of the valley, Bridalveil Fall tumbles 620ft. The Ahwahneechee people call it Pohono (Spirit of the Puffing Wind), as gusts often…