Weott, California: Charles Kellogg's Travel Log

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Address:
17119 Avenue of the Giants, Weott, CA
Directions:
Humboldt Redwoods State Park Visitor Center, 2 miles south of town, 45 miles south of Eureka.
Hours:
Apr-Oct 9-5, Nov-Mar 10-4. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas. (Call to verify)
Phone:
707-946-2409
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Charles Kellogg's Travel Log.

Charles Kellogg's Travel Log
A fully restored "Travel Log" on wheels, made from a single redwood tree and driven around the U.S. 1917-21, is displayed inside the Humboldt Redwoods State Park Visitor Center. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/24/2017]

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Charles Kellogg's Travel Log

Charles Kellogg was a naturalist, vaudeville performer and a campaigner to preserve the Redwood Forest in Northern California.

A truly remarkable man of many accomplishments, one of which was to create the "Travel Log;" what would be called a motor home today made from a single 8-ton redwood log estimated to be 4,800 years old, mounted on the chassis of a 1917 Nash-Quad truck.

He used this beautiful vehicle to travel across America from 1917-1921, promoting awareness of the Redwoods. Today the vehicle has been restored, and is prominently displayed in the visitor center at Avenue of the Giants, in Weott, CA.

[Roxanne B, 08/02/2011]
Log Mobile on Display

There is a log truck in the Avenue of the Giants Visitor Center. It is a fully restored log mobile indoors. Very cool.

[john, 04/13/2009]

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