Piercy, California: World Famous Grandfather Tree

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Address:
779 US Hwy 101, Piercy, CA
Directions:
12 miles south of Garberville on Highway 101, bordering Richardson Grove State Park.
Hours:
2018: Appears closed. (Call to verify)
Phone:
707-247-3413
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World Famous Grandfather Tree
Privately owned redwood tree with impressive stats, an accompanying gift shop and various carved photo ops. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/19/2016]

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Crushed car.

World Famous Grandfather Tree

Possibly closed down for repairs? It looked like it hasn't been open for a while. You can wander around the parking area and see the wood carvings, smashed car and wood hut.

[Stephanie, 09/14/2018]

We saw the crushed car on a quick stop last fall, so seems to be a lasting parking lot feature. And the Grandfather Tree isn't going anywhere.

World Famous Grandfather Tree

The tree still stands, but its parking lot is blocked with tree trunks and signs reading, "Private Property, No Trespassing." The gift shop is closed, and the houses nearby are in severe disrepair. You can still walk to the tree and the nearby sculptures from the One Log House next door.

[EmberCat, 05/21/2017]

A very new development, since it was open with a functioning business in August 2016.

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