Alder Creek Grove

Notes: Alder Creek Grove, also known as Hossack Grove, Pixley Grove, and Ross Creek Grove, is located beside South Alder Creek in the southern portion (Western Divide Ranger District) of Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Alder Creek Grove includes the redwood with the largest ground perimeter and horizontal axis (Waterfall), 1 of the 10 largest trees on Earth (Stagg, the only tree in the grove larger than 40,000 ft3 (1,133 m3)), and 2 of the 20 largest giant redwoods (Alder Creek Giant and Stagg).

Stagg is the largest tree in Alder Creek Grove.

The Save the Redwoods League film Protect Alder Creek includes aerial footage of Alder Creek Grove and (from 0:52 to 1:06) a flyover of Stagg

Alder Creek Grove includes the following giant redwoods:

  • Alder Creek Giant
  • Birthday
  • Blueprint
  • Candelabra
  • Column
  • Hidden Cabin
  • Hidden Mammoth
  • Jesus
  • Lichen
  • Lightning
  • Lost Leader
  • Lucifer
  • Monet
  • Pedestal
  • Poppy
  • Sonny's Group
  • Stagg
  • Steadfast

Photos: Pictures of Alder Creek Grove

Alder Creek Grove - Stagg Tree Alder Creek Grove - Waterfall Tree Alder Creek Grove - Window Tree