Tunnel Log

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220 N Santa Fe St, Sequoia National Park, USA
(559) 739-1668

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Sep 03, 2006
Tunnel Log is one of the last “novelty” sites left in Sequoia National Park. Back in the 1930s and 40s there used to be several. The size of vehicles and the amount of traffic has left this as the only one left. From the Giant Forest Museum, take the narrow side road that leads out to Moro Rock and Crescent Meadow. Drive slow and carefully on this very narrow and winding road.

Here you will find a tree that fell in December 1937. The trees base measured 21 feet in diameter and the tree had stood about 275 feet tall. They cut a tunnel through it 8 feet high and 17 feet wide so that cars could drive through. And as you can see from the photos they left plenty still over the top. There has been a by-pass made for very tall vehicles. You will enjoy the few minutes you spend here. Take plenty of pictures and remember this tree along with all of the others around it can make you feel pretty small.
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