The star of the show is Grizzly Giant, estimated to be some 1,800 years old. Grizz is also 30 feet in diameter, 90 feet in circumference, and 209 feet tall. While not the largest in the world, Grizzly Giant does make it into the global top twenty.
Who wouldn’t want to see this forest? That’s what makes it so popular and busy. And since there is no reservation system in place, the tour runs on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices are posted on the park website, along with a number to call for additional information, but everyone has to wait their turn for this incredible park feature.
While the tram motors through the forest easily, it is also possible to get out and hike through these gigantic trees. About two miles round trip through the lower grove, and about six for both the lower and upper grove, the trip hike leaves most visitors awestruck.