Legendary Trees, Visitor Center Services
Grant Grove makes up the western portion of Kings Canyon National Park and is home to the General Grant Tree, a.k.a. "the Nation's Christmas Tree".
Grant Grove is home to the General Grant Tree and was originally General Grant National Park, created in 1890 to protect sequoias from logging. The Grant Grove Visitor Center offers exhibits in English & Spanish, a nice orientation movie film, wilderness permits, maps and books. Grant Grove Village offers a restaurant, market, and gift shop.
Here you’ll discover the legendary General Grant Tree and hundreds of other soaring giant sequoias. A place of pilgrimage for nature lovers since 1890,
Grant Grove is one mile beyond the Grant Grove Visitor Center on the west side of the road. From the parking area, a half-mile loop trail leads to the General Grant Tree.