Mariposa Grove | Don’t plan on seeing the big trees until summer 2017

The Mariposa Grove restoration project for rehab and won;t open until this summer. Looks like it slipped….they were saying Spring before.

So what’s going on? Here’s the list:
A new parking area.
A new INFO booth at the entrance.
New hiking trails where roads used to be.
Toilets real toilets just l ike at home.  No more gift store.
No more tram tours; you’ll have to piggy-back grandma.

Read: Money found to restore Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove.

To see the giant sequoias, just head north to the Merced or Tuolumne groves. Not as many trees, but they will still fit into a photo! Just a short walk off Hwy 120 near Crane Flat. You can even see the remnants of the old drive thru tree.

Yosemite's Merced Grove

Yosemite’s Merced Grove

Watch this park video about the project.

Carpe Diem!
Unrelated thought worth quoting: ” What do you want from life? To get cable TV and watch it every night?  There you sit, a lump in your chair. Where do you sleep and what do you wear when you’re sleeping? What do you want from life?”  The Tubes
Read “One Best Hike: Yosemite’s Half Dome

About Mr Half Dome - Rick Deutsch

Mr Half Dome. Has written the only half dome hiking guide, One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome. Has hiked it 31 times to day. Lives in San Jose, CA Available for presentations. Carpe Diem Experience, LLC
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