|Height:||257.60+ ft||(78.52+ m)||Elevation:||6,418 ft (1,956 m)||GPS Latitude:||36.56486|
|Volume:||27,900 ft3||(790 m3)||Creek:||Little Deer Creek||GPS Longitude:||-118.77306|
|Width:||24.20 ft||(7.38 m)||Grove:||Giant Forest||Discovery Date:|
|Age:||2,172 y||Park:||Sequoia NP||Discovered By:|
Notes: Sentinel, which stands directly in front of Giant Forest Muesuem, is the 25th largest tree in Giant Forest.
Drive: Sentinel 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.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||300 ft||(91 m)||Ascent:||35 ft||(11 m)|
|Time:||2 min||Off-Trail:||0 ft||(0 m)||Descent:||56 ft||(17 m)|
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Photos: Pictures of Sentinel Tree taken from different sides