Grove of the Patriachs (Rainier)

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Date: 10/5/2015

Location: Steven’s Canyon Entrance, MRNP

Distance: 1.25 miles

The grove is located on an island surrounded by Ohanapecosh river.  Many of the giant trees, Douglas firs and red cedars, are 1000 years old, 200 feet tall and near 50 feet in diameters.

The river protect the grove to some extend from forest fires over the centuries.

The river forms a protective ring for the grove..

There are dozens of these millennial trees.

There are dozens of these millennial trees.

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