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Amboy, California: Shoe Tree (Grounded)

Just up Route 66 from Roy's Cafe is a shoe tree. It fell down in March 2010, but the desert air has preserved it, and people continue to add shoes.

Route 66, Amboy, CA
Old Route 66, 30 miles west of Ludlow, just east of Amboy, California.
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Downed Shoe Tree.

Shoe Tree

It is so out of place, it just catches your attention as you are driving by. I had no idea it was there, but we saw it as we drove past and turned around to check it out.

[John G., 08/15/2014]

Shoe Tree.

Shoe Tree (Fallen)

Shoe Tree is down on Route 66, but they started a fence on Route 62.

[Osprey's Rest, 03/18/2014]

Fallen shoe tree.

Shoe Tree

This shoe tree definitely is not gone! As noted earlier, the tree itself is down, but there are still plenty of shoes there and it appears that people have continued to add more.

[Candace S., 03/01/2014]

Fallen Shoe Tree.

Shoe Tree

Just went thru Amboy, CA and the shoe tree has fallen down. The guy at Roy's said it fell about 4 weeks ago.

[David Kamada, 03/30/2010]

Amboy shoe tree.

Shoe Tree

The shoe tree lives in Amboy.

[Eric, 01/19/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Roy's Cafe Motel: Famous SignRoy's Cafe Motel: Famous Sign, Amboy, CA - < 1 mi.
Guardian Lions of Route 66Guardian Lions of Route 66, Amboy, CA - 2 mi.
Lines of PyramidsLines of Pyramids, Amboy, CA - 2 mi.
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Beauty Bubble Salon and Museum, Joshua Tree, CA - 44 mi.

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