Hallelujah Junction, California: Shoe Tree

A local tradition of shoe flinging into this lone tree survives occasional road dept. clearing.
US Hwy 395, Hallelujah Junction, CA
On the east side of US Hwy 395, 2.5 miles north of the intersection of Hwy 70. About 28.5 miles north of Reno, NV; 56 miles south of Susanville, CA; and 54 miles east of Quincy on Hwy 70.
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Shoe Tree.

Shoe Tree


[Brad Wartman, 03/20/2015]

The shoe tree appears to be in the healthiest part of its cycle (few shoes on the ground, full footwear foliage above).

Shoe tree.

Shoe Tree

About 30 miles north of Reno, NV on hwy 395.

[J, 06/24/2008]
Shoe Tree

There's a great shoe tree located on highway 395 just north of the Quincy turnoff in CA and about 35 miles north of Reno, NV. Shoes come and go but the tree remained there after the road was widened last year!

[Donna P, 06/01/2008]

Shoe Tree along the Highway.

Shoe Tree

This shoe tree is on CA 395, an hour south of Susanville, CA. There are hundreds of shoes and boots all over the tree.

[June, 11/05/2007]
Shoe Tree

Approx 2 1/2 miles north of Hallelujah Junction on us 395 is south Lassen county's shoe tree. Occasionally removed, locals have prevailed and keep this local tradition alive.

It now has a graded turn-out to allow travelers the chance to stop and admire a bit of western Americana.

[Michael Rose, 10/09/2007]

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