“Yes, it's kitschy, but how often do you get to drive through a tree?” said another. After photographing your auto in action, one can do the drive-on tree, a fallen giant with a ramp up, or direct the kids to the walk-through stump and two mini-playhouses imaginatively carved from hollowed redwood trunks.
Where is the tree you can drive through? ... The tunnel through Yosemite's famous Wawona Tree was cut in 1881 as a tourist attraction. It was the second standing sequoia to be tunneled (the first, a dead tree, still stands in the Tuolumne Grove in Yosemite). The Wawona Tree stood for 88 summers before it fell during the severe winter of 1968-69.
The Chandelier Tree in Drive-Thru Tree Park is a 276-foot (84 m) tall coast redwood tree in Leggett, California with a 6-foot (1.8 m) wide by 6-foot-9-inch (2.06 m) high hole cut through its base to allow a car to drive through.
Some of the drive-through trees have fallen down over the years, but there are several trees you can still drive through. Three are located along a scenic stretch of California Route 254 known as the Avenue of the Giants: Chandelier Tree, Shrine Drive-Thru Tree, and Klamath Tour-Thru Tree.
Of two well-known tree tunnels in Central California, the one in Tuolumne Grove is through a dead tree, and the Wawona Tree in Yosemite fell over in 1969. On California’s Redwood Coast, however, there are three drive-through redwoods still going strong, all of them operated as tourist attractions.
California Drive-Thru Trees The National Park Service doesn't cut down ancient trees to make drive-thru experiences, but there is a fallen tree you can drive through (left photo) at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park where you'll also find the world's biggest tree.Visitors can drive through the fallen Tunnel Log along the Crescent Meadow Road in Giant Forest.
The hole in the tree was cut in the 1880s to compete with "drive-through" trees in nearby Yosemite National Park. The San Francisco Chronicle reports cars once drove through the tree, but in ...
The road is a bit bumpy,but you will have no problems getting through.Maybe you can get a picture of the scooter next to a car in the tree.Don't forget to see all of the tree carvings through out the park.
North California has several redwood trees you can drive through. Many can be found by following the Avenue Of The Giants highway which is located six miles north of Garberville (which is about ...
Tour Thru Tree. Big Tree Drive-Thru. Avenue of the Giants, California Once you embark on a Redwood Highway journey, the voices in your head will mutter in disappointment every time you roar past another tourist-optimized marvel of nature.