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Reno, Nevada: Shoe Tree

Alleged 100 pairs of shoes in this large tree along a well-traveled highway, with the potential for many more.

Address:
13200 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV
Directions:
South end of the city. On the east side of US-395 BUS/S. Virginia St. just north of the I-580 overpass. It's the tallest tree on that side of the highway.
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A shoe tree has begun to sprout shoes in southern Reno. Most shoe trees are in the middle of nowhere, but this shoe tree is within city limits. My best guess is that there are 100+ pairs of shoes currently hanging on the tree, with many more shoes on the ground. The tree is quite large and appears strong and healthy, so there is no chance of it toppling over, although occasionally branches do break from the weight of shoes. There's a pull out next to the tree, so it's easy for people to safely exit their vehicle and add shoes to the tree.

[Scott Kelley, 12/23/2023]

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