|Height:||230.0+ ft||(70.10+ m)||Elevation:||6,928 ft (2,112 m)||GPS Latitude:||36.57212|
|Volume:||34,888 ft3||(988 m3)||Creek:||Little Deer Creek||GPS Longitude:||-118.75786|
|Width:||21.40 ft||(6.52 m)||Grove:||Giant Forest||Discovery Date:|
|Age:||Park:||Sequoia NP||Discovered By:|
Notes: Near Lincoln (the tree is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) west of Lincoln), also known as Rimrock, is the world's 24th largest tree, the 22nd largest giant redwood, the 12th largest tree in Sequoia National Park, and the 9th largest tree in Giant Forest.
Drive: Near Lincoln is 218 mi (351 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 58 mi (93 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway), past Four Guardsmen, and turn left into the Pinewood Picnic Area parking lot.
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 28 mi (45 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway) and turn right into the Pinewood Picnic Area parking lot.
Hike: From the parking lot, walk south across California State Route 198 (Generals Highway) to an unpaved road marked
Authorized Vehicles Only. Hike south/uphill 0.2 mi (0.3 km) on the unpaved road to the junction with Rimrock Trail.
Turn left at the trail junction and hike east 0.7 mi (1.1 km) on Rimrock Trail to Lincoln near
the junction with Alta Trail. Turn right at the trail junction and hike southwest 420 ft (128 m) on Alta Trail to the
trail exit point, near 36.57152 -118.75743, just before a short snag. Leave the trail here and hike north 270 ft (82 m) off-trail to
Near Lincoln. After visiting Near Lincoln, hike south 270 ft (82 m) off-trail to Alta Trail then hike northeast 420 ft (128 m) on Alta Trail to
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||0.9 mi||(1.4 km)||Ascent:||507 ft||(155 m)|
|Time:||30 min||Off-Trail:||270 ft||(82 m)||Descent:||179 ft||(55 m)|
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Photos: Pictures of Near Lincoln Tree taken from different sides