Muir Stub
Height: 186.00+ ft (56.69+ m) Elevation: 6,892 ft (2,101 m) GPS Latitude: 36.63191
Volume: 28,214 ft3 (799 m3) River: Dorst Creek GPS Longitude: -118.83471
Width: 23.60 ft (7.19 m) Grove: Muir Grove Discovery Date:
Age: Park: Sequoia NP Discovered By:

Notes: Muir Stub is the first trailside giant redwood encountered upon entering Muir Grove.

Drive: Muir Stub is 213 km (343 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 70 mi (113 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway), past Four Guardsmen, and turn left at the entrance to Dorst Creek Campground.

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 56 mi (90 km) on California State Route 180, and turn right onto California State Route 198 West. Drive south 16 mi (26 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway) and turn right at the entrance to Dorst Creek Campground.

Drive west 0.8 mi (1.4 km) on the campground road and turn right into the parking area for Group Camp Area A-E. Veer right onto the one-way loop road, drive 0.2 mi (0.4 km), and turn left into the parking lot.

Hike: From the parking area, hike west across the loop road to the trailhead then hike west 1.9 mi (3.1 km) on Muir Grove Trail to Muir Stub located 100 ft (30 m) west of the trail. After visiting Muir Stub, hike west 0.1 mi (0.2 km) on Muir Grove Trail and then hike southwest 300 ft (91 m) off-trail to Dalton.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 1.9 mi (3.0 km) Ascent: 635 ft (194 m)
Time: 50 min Off-Trail: 100 ft (30 m) Descent: 594 ft (181 m)
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