Fish Camp, California: California Tunnel Tree

A hole big enough to accommodate a horse and buggy was chopped through the trunk of a living giant sequoia in 1895. Now exclusively a walk-thru tree, it's as popular as ever.

Yosemite National Park

Address:
Mariposa Grove Rd, Fish Camp, CA
Directions:
From Oakhurst, drive north 15.5 miles on Hwy 41 (You'll enter Yosemite National Park along the way). Turn right onto Mariposa Grove Rd. Drive two miles until it ends; park in the lot. Walk about one mile, following the trail signs to the Tunnel Tree/Grizzly Giant.
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Fish Camp, California - Preserving Our American Right To Walk Through A Tree
California Tunnel Tree: Before there were even automobiles, there were holes hacked through the center of Californias giant sequoias. One of the first was the California Tunnel Tree, now part of the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park. [03/02/2013] Complete Story...

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