The tunnel through a thousand-year-old tree amid giant forest

Going to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in the US, you can drive along the path between giant forests and admire the unique tunnel through the tree of Tunnel Log.

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A virtual living point of tourist at Tunnel Log.
A virtual living point of tourist at Tunnel Log. 
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log is a special wooden tunnel on the poetic road in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in the USA. The trunk blocking Crescent Meadow Boulevard creates a beautiful tunnel, attracting a lot of visitors to check-in and live virtual. The tunnel came after a giant tree fell in late 1937 due to "natural causes". Photo: Istefpayne, Lets_go_somewhere__.
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
This ancient tree is higher than 80 m and the diameter at the base is 6.4 m. The age of the tree is not determined but can exceed 2,000 years. In the summer of 1938, instead of removing trees, people cut through logs, creating a tunnel large enough for cars to travel. Photo: Ianmcalpine, Lets_go_somewhere__.
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
Today, after more than 80 years, the trunk tunnel is still used with a width of 5.2 m and a height of 2.4 m. If the size exceeds, it is impossible to cross the tunnel, the vehicles will have to change direction. Photo: Ianmcalpine, Jordankahana.


Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
Unique tunnel between giant forests creates a beautiful picture of nature, just like the gate that takes you to the colorful fairy world. "Why not create a new tunnel?", Many visitors suggested that the trunk size limited the number of vehicles passing by. Photo: Kendollmartin, Lets_go_somewhere__.
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
When the national parks were first established, the construction of tree-tunnel tunnels was a way to attract tourists. However, that attraction gradually changed over time to better fit reality because the national park today is the land of the last primitive landscape in the United States. Photo: Mcalpine.inc, Siberianxkiss.
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
The idea of building a new tunnel doesn't seem feasible. Many people think that plants should develop in a natural way, limiting human intervention as little as possible. Tunnel trees have worked to attract past visitors. However, today, the protection and preservation of healthy, natural plants is more valuable. Photo: Girlsabroad, Wanderlikeus.
Tunnel Log
Tunnel Log
You can visit here at any time of the year. Each time, the tunnel amidst the forests brings a different beauty. However, autumn and winter are the times when this attraction attracts the most tourists. People come here to take photos, live virtual in the forest which is changing leaves romantic or check-in in the romantic white snow scenery. Photo: Eil_pico, Ecenicdays.

The tunnel through a thousand-year-old tree amid giant forest The tunnel through a thousand-year-old tree amid giant forest Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on August 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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