Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: The Hollow Tree

Canada's version of a drive-thru tree: massive lower trunk of a 700+year-old Western Red Cedar has been a popular photo op landmark since 1888. Tilting, damaged, the tree was stabilized in 2009, with walk-up access to pose in the opening. Tree-hater tried to burn it down in Sept. 2014.

Stanley Park

Address:
5601 Stanley Park Dr., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Directions:
From north parking lot, drive 1 km. south along Stanley Park Dr. Stump along road at small parking area.
Admission:
Free
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The Hollow Tree.

The Hollow Tree

The Hollow Tree can be easily missed. The main road only goes one direction -- be ready to pull off into a small area.

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The cavernous walk-in stump has been a popular Vancouver photo op since 1886, saved from road widening, repaired after arson, and stabilized to fend off the ravages of time.

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