Sequoia National Park, California: Home in a Log

Hale Tharp lived in a cabin he carved out of a fallen giant sequoia from 1861 to 1890. You can still peek in the dusty widows and see his very rustic furniture.
Address:
Crescent Meadow Rd, Sequoia National Park, CA
Directions:
From Hwy 198/Generals Hwy at the Giant Forest Museum, turn east onto Crescent Meadow Rd. Drive 2.5 miles to the parking lot at the end of the road, then follow the walking trail to "Tharps Log" for about one mile.
Hours:
Closed in winter. (Call to verify)
Phone:
559-565-3341
Admission:
Fee to enter park.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Home in a Log

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Home in a Log.

Home in a Log

The Tharp Log is about a .8 mile hike from the Crescent Meadows parking lot. Completely random and awesome out there by itself.

[CS, 09/02/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Tunnel Log: Drive Thru a Fallen SequoiaTunnel Log: Drive Thru a Fallen Sequoia, Sequoia National Park, CA - < 1 mi.
The Auto Log: Walk on Top of a Fallen SequoiaThe Auto Log: Walk on Top of a Fallen Sequoia, Sequoia National Park, CA - 1 mi.
General Sherman: World's Largest (not Tallest) TreeGeneral Sherman: World's Largest (not Tallest) Tree, Sequoia National Park, CA - 2 mi.
In the region:
Stump House, Porterville, CA - 37 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

December 17, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

LBJ Museum and Library, With Robot, Austin, Texas (Dec 11-17, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Sequoia National Park, California

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now