|Height:||228.50+ ft||(69.65+ m)||Elevation:||6,356 ft (1,937 m)||GPS Latitude:||36.74734|
|Volume:||25,546 ft3||(723 m3)||Creek:||Big Tree Creek||GPS Longitude:||-118.97352|
|Width:||23.60 ft||(7.19 m)||Grove:||General Grant Grove||Discovery Date:||January 1, 2100|
|Age:||Park:||Kings Canyon NP||Discovered By:|
Notes: Lincoln, named to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is the 7th largest tree in Kings Canyon National Park, and the 5th largest tree in General Grant Grove.
Lincoln should not be confused with other Lincoln trees: one which grows in Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park and others which grow in North Grove in Calaveras Big Trees State Park and in Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park.
Drive: Lincoln is 203 mi (327 km) southeast of San Francisco near Fresno.
Northbound: From U.S. Interstate 5 North, transfer to California State Route 99 North toward Bakersfield. Drive north 97 mi (156 km) on California State Route 99 and transfer to California State Route 198 East toward Visalia. Drive east 86 mi (138 m) on California State Route 198, past Four Guardsmen, and turn right onto California State Route 180 East toward General Grant Grove. Drive north 1.6 mi (2.6 km) on California State Route 180, past the Kings Canyon Visitor Center and General Grant Grove Cabins, and turn left onto Grant Tree Road.
Southbound: From U.S. Interstate 5 South in Sacramento, transfer to U.S. Highway 50 East toward South Lake Tahoe. Drive east 1.7 mi (2.7 km) on U.S. Highway 50 and transfer to California State Highway 99 South. Near Fresno, transfer to California State Route 180 East. Drive east 58 mi (93 km) on California State Route 180 toward General Grant Grove, past the Kings Canyon Visitor Center and General Grant Grove Cabins, and turn left onto Grant Tree Road.
Drive west 0.8 mi (1.2 km) on Grant Tree Road to the General Grant Tree parking lot.
At the northern edge of the parking lot, turn left/northwest at the trailhead and hike northwest 140 ft (43 m) on the western half of General Grant Tree Trail Loop to Lincoln which stands beside the trail on your right.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||170 ft||(52 m)||Ascent:||26 ft||(8 m)|
|Time:||30 sec||Off-Trail:||30 ft||(9 m)||Descent:||2 ft||(1 m)|
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Photos: Pictures of Lincoln Tree taken from different sides