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If you want to drive your car through a tree...

We stopped by this place on our tour of kitschy landmarks on highway 101. This particular drive thru tree is on a small plot of land, and I can't imagine how cars get through... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Austin, Texas
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had concerns about getting thru since a previous poster said they failed in an MDX. We had no problems- tight squeeze, but you're driving thru a tree. It is $6. Please don't worry or complain if your car doesn't make it or you're too scared to do it - facing your fears or running from them is half the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by this place on our tour of kitschy landmarks on highway 101. This particular drive thru tree is on a small plot of land, and I can't imagine how cars get through here during peak summer season. The tree itself is kind of sad, and not half as nice as the one over in Leggett. There were also... More 

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Thank FriuliFan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

There are other drive-thru trees which are more worth your time than this one. It is barely standing, with cables wrapped around the upper part to hold it together.

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1 Thank Donna K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Cost is $6 to drive your SMALL car through a giant redwood tree. Kind of cheesy but hey you get to drive through a 3000 year old giant redwood!!

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Thank Terri K
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is an easy stop if you are doing the "Avenue of the Giants" drive through the redwoods. This is one of three drive-through trees. They are all private tourist attractions. To say it's a tourist attraction doesn't mean it's a rip-off. It's a miniscule $6 to drive a car through the tree. Better be a narrow car though. Easy... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I enjoyed my stop at the Shrine Tree, it was a quick detour off Highway 101 on the way to Fortuna though I liked their competitor down the road better. Shrine beats others with their very cute "tree houses" - houses carved in to dead Redwoods, surprisingly cute.

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Antioch, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Driving through the Shrine Tree is a must for any Redwoods visitor! For a small fee you can drive your car through a redwood tree at this quaint spot along 101.

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Davidson, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

People often laugh at all the old fashioned road side attractions but you've got to admit... road trips in America would be poorer without them. My childhood was filled with memories from weird and wonderful stops like this one, so while introducing my own daughter to the Redwoods the Shrine Drive-Through Tree is something we just had to do. We... More 

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Thank Christy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure about this one, but I'm glad we did it. Looks like a joke from the road but it's worth the 6 bucks. Drove through the tree barely (2015 explorer) looked up in the middle straight to the blue sky. Went in the wood houses afterwards fun even made it to the second story of the first one. Nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

You don't have to be a kid to enjoy this place, How fun is it to say you drove thru a huge Redwood, But make sure you read the sign before taking your car thru, Not all will fit. We were in a truck, so we just got out and took pics of standing inside the tree, Really the best... More 

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