South Grove

Notes: South Grove is located beside Big Trees Creek in the southeastern portion of Calaveras Big Trees State Park. On April 16, 1954, Calaveras Grove Association and Save the Redwoods League purchased South Grove from Pickering Lumber Company for $2.8 million.

South Grove includes the largest tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Louis Agassiz, the only tree in the grove larger than 30,000 ft3 (850 m3)).

South Grove includes the following giant redwoods:

  • Chimney
  • Kansas Group
  • Keyhole/Bear Slide
  • Old Goliath
  • Palace Hotel
  • Portals
  • Smith Cabin

Louis Agassiz is the largest tree in South Grove.

Photos: Pictures of South Grove

South Grove - Memorial Groves Kiosk South Grove - Bridge over Beaver Creek South Grove - Palace Hotel Tree South Grove - Louis Agassiz Tree