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Address: Myers Flat, CA
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While I agree it's a tourist trap but I don't think is that bad. First, make sure you have cash. I don't remember they only accept cash or the machine wasn't function. Either way... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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171 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While I agree it's a tourist trap but I don't think is that bad. First, make sure you have cash. I don't remember they only accept cash or the machine wasn't function. Either way we had to dig cash in our car. I don't know what the cars dimension that suit to do this but our Nissan Murano was fine.... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

YES it is a tourist trap- but it is pretty cheap and it really gives you perspective about how HUGE these awesome trees are. You can take a few minutes and drive through (we fit easily in our rented VW Jetta) and stop the car and get pics, then pull forward and take pics just standing inside. We enjoyed running... More 

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Thank SummitDoc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The opportunity to drive through the base of a redwood tree is a novel & fun experience. Plus having pictures of your car in the middle of a tree are always a good conversation starter. Shrine drive through tree is also housed in a park with 2 red wood tree houses (climb up to second floor if you dare!) and... More 

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Thank norcalcutey
Anaheim, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Kinda cool to see this, but good luck driving through (unless your in a compact car). We were in a Tahoe, and after watching a small car hit the tree on the way through, we declined to try. We also watched 2 other SUV's come in to the park and choose to backing up rather than try going through the... More 

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Thank Tara P
Mandan, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Went on a road trip with some friends and decided to drive through a tree it's a unique experience the nice thing about the shrine tree is after you go through you can walk back into the tree and look out the top gives you a whole new perspective on the size. I had a half of an inch of... More 

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Thank 74JAB
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Shrine Drive-through Tree was along our route so we stopped. It was interesting and a nice place to get out and walk around before hitting the road again.

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

If you're in Redwood country, you've got to do it. Drive through a tree. It really was neat! Since it was slow that morning (we were the only ones there) we drove through, backed up and drove through again. As others have noted, bring cash. There's a few other attractions at the site, but main event is the drive-through tree.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Drove through this and the Chandelier tree on our trip. Both an interesting experience. Come with cash to pay at the gate; I believe a drive through was about $6.

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Guisborough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Amazing experience to drive through a tree. I had a Ford Explorer hire car and asked the guy on the till if it would fit okay and he assured me there was no problem. With the wing mirrors turned in I made it with about an inch to spare on either side, literally inching forward. Fun though.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

You want to drive through a tree. You know you do. You may not have realized it until just now, you may not have thought about it before, but now that you have, you know you want to. Well, here is your chance. There are three drive through trees in northern California, but this is the only naturally occurring one,... More 

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