Travel News and Wild Fire Updates Available Here. Note that park closures are in effect 9/12/2021.
Back to Listings
GENERAL GRANT TREE IN GRANT GROVE
Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Grant Grove is home to the world's second-largest Giant Sequoia Tree, The General Grant. Located in Kings Canyon National Park, the tree was nicknamed the "Nation's Christmas Tree" by President Calvin Coolidge, and it remains one of the primary visitor attractions in the area. Each Christmas, the National Park Service hosts a trek to the Nation's Christmas Tree that gives visitors and locals a chance to see the giant dressed for the holidays. Read more about the General Grant Tree here: https://www.nps.gov/seki/learn/nature/grant.htm The General Grant Tree is also a national shrine in memory of the men and women of the Armed Forces who have served, fought, and died to keep America free. It was dedicated in 1956 by President Eisenhower.
Amenities:
LOCATION

Click to View Map
GET THE LATEST FROM VISALIA
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
GET THE LATEST FROM VISALIA
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
©2021 Visalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 2734 Visalia, CA 93279
112 E Main St, Visalia, CA 93291
(800) 524-0303 : (559) 334-0141
Visitor Center Hours
Memorial Day to Labor Day Mon-Sat 8-5
Labor Day to Memorial Day (Winter) Mon-Fri 8-5