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Leggett, California: Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree Team Field Report

67500 CA-271, Leggett, CA
US-101 exit 614. Turn west onto CA-271, then north toward Leggett. Drive 1.5 miles. You'll see the Drive-Thru Tree entrance on the left.
Summer 8:30-8; off-season 8:30-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$15 per car
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Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree.

Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree

The most photogenic of California's original drive-thru tree attractions stands along the Avenue of the Giants. Report... [01/23/2022]

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Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree.

Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree

Probably most iconic drive-thru tree. Well work the stop. Big gift shop.

[Todd, 12/20/2018]
Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree

We have a Nissan Armada and were not able to fit. But the nice guy at the gate told us most people back into the tree and "pretend." Also price has increased to $10 and I'm assuming maybe winter hours are until 5:30 pm.

[Natali M, 11/22/2018]

Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree.

Chandelier Tree

I have been there twice and enjoyed the visit, especially when seeing nearby Confusion Hill. However, be forewarned: not all vehicles can get through the tree easily. I drive a minivan, and the only way it fit through involved scraping my mirrors (which I'd folded in). I am not mad at the folks that run the place, but if you are worried that you might not fit, and drive a larger vehicle, try walking through it for a photo instead!

[Martin Hafer, 09/18/2018]

Chandelier Tree.

Chandelier Tree

$5 to see a drive-thru tree is probably worth it if you're in the area. The gift shop is unimpressive. But it is a redwood tree that you can drive through, so go ahead and do it if you get a chance.

[Martin Hafer, 05/01/2016]

There are only a handful of grandfathered drive-thru trees in the U.S., plus a few more that you can walk through.

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