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) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
559-565-3341
Admission:
Park entry fee.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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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]

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