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Jan 09, That tree, called the Pioneer Cabin Tree, fell over the weekend at California's Calaveras Big Trees State Park during a massive storm. The tree stood out among the other giants due to a large Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. What California icon is 2, years old and has cars driving through it every summer day? If you guessed the Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree in Leggett- an hour’s drive north of Willits and three hours from the San Francisco Bay Area- you know your redwoods.
For more than 80 years, road-trippers have been capturing photos of their cars squeezing through the Chandelier Tree’s six-foot-wide and Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Jan 09, An iconic living tree with a tunnel so big that visitors could once drive through it toppled on Sunday during a winter storm. The sequoia, nicknamed the. More information: Chandelier Redwood.
The tunneling inflicted severe damage to the health and strength of the trees.
Drive Thru Tree Road, Leggett, CA - Phone: The private park property actually reaches over to Hy. but you will need to make a couple of quick turns where Hy. 1 meets Hy. But that's to go down route and parallelnot to proceed on Hy.
1. If you are on the fence about visiting the drive thru tree I would recommend you save yourself 10 bucks and travel a little further north to visit Humboldt Redwood State park.
The drive thru tree experience is pretty average and cheesy. The Chandelier Tree in Drive-Thru Tree Park is a foot (84 m) tall coast redwood tree in Leggett, California with a 6-foot ( m) wide by 6-footinch ( m) high hole cut through its base to allow a car to drive through.
Its base measures 16 ft ( m) diameter at breast height (chest-high).
If you're looking for the massive, thick-trunked redwoods, you need to go to the Sierra Nevada Mountains around Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks instead.
The sign claims ft. high and 21 ft. wide, but a Certified Arborist experienced with tallest. Jun 26, Howland Hill Road: Of all the things you shouldn't miss along the Redwood Highway, Jedediah Smith State Park is at the top of the list. That's where you can take the super-scenic Howland Hill Road, a 6-mile drive that is a must if you have never been in an unspoiled redwood forest.