List of Giant Sequoia Groves

This is a list of all known giant sequoia groves, basically following Willard's (1994) classification. Others may list more or fewer groves. Over all, there are about 35,000-38,000 acres of giant sequoia in the Sierra Nevada, most of that in Tulare County.

Grove County Size (ac) Lg. Trees* Largest**
Placer County Placer
3
1
  DBH: 12
North Calaveras Calaveras
60
~65
  Empire State: DBH: 17.8 HGT: 217
South Calaveras Tuolumne
445
350+
  Agassiz: D16: 18.1 HGT: 243
Tuolumne Tuolumne
<30
~15
  King of the Forest: DBH: 26.4 HGT: ?
Merced Mariposa
20
~40
  DBH: 19
Mariposa Mariposa
~250
~200
  Washington: D16: 18.9 HGT: 236.7
Nelder Madera
~300
~90
  Nelder: D16: 18.2 HGT 266.2
McKinley Fresno
~80
60
  DBH: 20
Converse Basin Fresno
~3500
?
  Boole: D16: 24.3 HGT: 268.8
Indian Basin Fresno
230
0
  Logged
Cherry Gap Fresno
~30
0
  Logged
Big Stump Tulare
~600
~10
  DBH: 18
Grant Fresno
~150
139
  General Grant: DBH: 28.9 D16: 22.3 HGT: 267.4
Sequoia Creek Tulare
14
15
  South King: DBH: 21
Bearskin Fresno
~65
?
  ?
Landslide Fresno
~100
?
  ?
Lockwood Fresno
130
?
  ?
Evans Fresno
~1600
?
  Evans: D16: 16.5 HGT: 232.4
Kennedy Fresno
<400
?
  Ishi Giant: D16: 20.9 HGT: 249.1
Little Boulder Cr. Fresno
102
?
  ?
Boulder Cr. Fresno
40
?
  ?
Deer Meadow Fresno
~100
?
  ?
Agnew Fresno
~120
?
  ?
Redwood Mtn. Tulare
~4000
2668
  Roosevelt: D16: 19.3 HGT: 260
Lost Tulare
37
68
  DBH: 19
Muir Tulare
214
304
  DBH: 19 D16: 14.9 HGT: 273.1
Skagway Tulare
52
61
  ?
Pine Ridge Tulare
34
23
  ?
Suwanee Tulare
65
79
  ?
Giant Forest Tulare
1880
2571
  General Sherman: D16: 21.6 HGT: 274.9
Castle Cr. Tulare
197
133
  ?
Redwood Mdw. Tulare
223
246
  ?
Case Mtn. Tulare
55
~50
  DBH: 16
Oriole Tulare
106
176
  ?
New Oriole Tulare
9
15
  ?
Coffee Pot Cyn. Tulare
5
5
  ?
Eden Cr. Tulare
361
351
  ?
Horse Cr. Tulare
42
34
  ?
Cahoon Cr. Tulare
14
18
  ?
Atwell Tulare
~800
1072
  Diamond Tree: D16: 17.4 HGT: 286
East Fork Tulare
~800
487
  ?
Surprise Tulare
4
1
  ?
Devils Canyon Tulare
6
17
  ?
Dennision Tulare
11
15
  ?
Homers Nose Tulare
108
109
  DBH: 19
South Fork Tulare
210
167
  ?
Garfield Tulare
1130
1324
  King Arthur: D16: 20.4 HGT: 270.3
Dillonwood Tulare
~1260
?
  ?
Mountain Home Tulare
~2500
~1000
  Genesis: D16: 19 HGT: 257.5
Maggie Mtn. Tulare
40
?
  ?
Silver Creek Tulare
~100
?
  ?
Burro Creek Tulare
317
?
  ?
Alder Creek Tulare
630
?
  Stagg: D16: 21 HGT: 243
McIntyre Tulare
1000+
?
  Patriarch: D16: 18.6 HGT: 178.4
Black Mtn. Tulare
2000+
~1000
  Black Mtn. Beauty: D16: 17.6 HGT: 262.7
Red Hill Tulare
~650
?
  ?
Peyrone Tulare
<800
?
  ?
South Peyrone Tulare
25
?
  ?
Parker Peak Tulare
300
?
  ?
North Cold Spring Tulare
27
?
  ?
Freeman Creek Tulare
~1700
~800
  Goshawk: D16: 14.6 HGT: 255.2
Long Mdw. Tulare
290
?
  Red Chief: D16: 17.8 HGT: 220.6
Cunningham Tulare
10
7
  ?
Packsaddle Tulare
325
~105
  Packsaddle Giant: D16: 18 HGT: 218.4
Starvation Cr. Tulare
35
?
  ?
Deer Creek Tulare
~50
31
  ?

* Large trees are defined as those with 10 ft. or greater diameter
** DBH = diameter at breast height; D16 = diameter at 16 ft.; HGT = height. All measurements in feet.

Source:
Giant Sequoia Groves of the Sierra Nevada, Willard, 1994.

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