|Height:||227.00+ ft||(69.19+ m)||Elevation:||6,435 ft (1,961 m)||GPS Latitude:||36.56970|
|Volume:||32,527 ft3||(921 m3)||Creek:||Little Deer Creek||GPS Longitude:||-118.76830|
|Width:||22.60 ft||(6.89 m)||Grove:||Giant Forest||Discovery Date:|
|Age:||Park:||Sequoia NP||Discovered By:|
Notes: Near Round Meadow (the tree is 200 ft (61 m) north of Round Meadow) is the 18th largest tree in Sequoia National Park and the 14th largest tree in Giant Forest.
Drive: Near Round Meadow 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 57 mi (92 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway), past Four Guardsmen, and turn left into the Giant Forest Museum 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 29 mi (47 km) on California State Route 198 (Generals Highway) and turn right into the Giant Forest Museum parking lot.
Hike: From the parking lot, hike east/downstairs to a kiosk at the trailhead. Turn left and hike east 0.3 mi (0.5 km) on an unnamed paved trail, past Clara Barton, to the junction with Big Trees Trail at the southern end of Round Meadow. Turn left at the trail junction and hike north on the western half of Big Trees Trail loop 0.3 mi (0.5 km), past Ed by Ned, Near Ed by Ned, and Susan B. Anthony, to the junction with an unnamed trail near 36.56915 -118.76799. Leave the trail here and hike north 200 ft (61 m) on the unnamed trail to Near Round Meadow.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||0.6 mi||(1.0 km)||Ascent:||133 ft||(41 m)|
|Time:||15 min||Off-Trail:||0 mi||(0 km)||Descent:||133 ft||(41 m)|
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