For a fix of trees in their natural state, nearby Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
Drive-Through Trees One of the most iconic and enduring trademarks of American roadside kitsch is the drive-through tree- only possible with the massive girth of California Redwoods. Of two well-known tree tunnels in Central California, the one in Tuolumne Grove is through a dead tree, and the Wawona Tree in Yosemite fell over in Open year-round except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Call for seasonal hours. Drive Thru Tree Rd. Leggett, Calif. Klamath Tree Sixty minutes north of Eureka, the newest of the drive-thru redwoods sits atop a hill near Redwood National Park and Yurok tribal lands along the Klamath River. Jul 31, Directions: From Crescent City, Calif.: drive south 1 mile on U.S. and turn left (east-northeast) onto Elk Valley Road; continue 1 mile and turn right (east) onto Howland Hill Road; after ~1 ½ miles the road becomes unpaved as it enters Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park; continue another 5 ½ miles on Howland Hill Road until it becomes Douglas Park Road (paved); after ~1½ miles turn left.
Jan 10, One Of California’s Last “Drive Thru” Redwoods Has Fallen! By johnrieber on January 10, (17) An Iconic Northern California Tourist Destination Has Toppled You’ve no doubt seen this: the ancient Redwood tree so big that you can walk through it you can find many pictures of this unique redwood tree online Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
When you visit the Redwoods, you just have to drive through a tree! The rental company upgraded us to a huge Ford Expedition that made it through with barely an inch to spare on either side, but hubby's driving skills were top-notch while I took pics. Just past the entrance, there's also a small restroom that's inside a tree. Fun, quick stop!4/5. Where is the drive-through tree? There are no trees in the parks you can drive through. However, there are three coast redwoods you may drive through in California.
One is a few minutes drive from middle of the park - in Klamath. The others are 2-hours to the south. One of those have been featured in TV commercials recently. Tour Thru Tree Park is open year-round. Call for seasonal hours, entrance fees, and more information. Other drive-through redwoods include Chandelier, Shrine, and Tunnel Log. California is a walk-through tunnel tree.