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Who would expect find history at a rest stop

Even if you do not need to stop, you should stop. Seeing this tree is special. Oddly enough, it... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Barry E
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Lake Stevens, Washington
Stop here for a rest & piece of history.

When was the last time you took a picture of your hand actually going THRU a tree? Great photo op... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
patpatrick96
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washington
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Jun 28, 2018
“Who would expect find history at a rest stop”
Jan 19, 2018
“A Great Place To Stop For A Rest In Safety”
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Arlington / Smokey Point WA area at approx. MP 207, Arlington, WA
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Even if you do not need to stop, you should stop. Seeing this tree is special. Oddly enough, it has been moved several times in the last 50+ years that I have been along through here. I am not sure where it was before I-5...More

1  Thank Barry E
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Driving as much as i do i like to make frequent rest stops as i can and both the north bound and south bound stops get daily visits from me.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed September 7, 2017

When was the last time you took a picture of your hand actually going THRU a tree? Great photo op. Clean restrooms. Free coffee; they will take donations for that. Pastries for sale. R.V. dumping station too.

1  Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Having used this rest stop for many years, consistently clean and with easy access for on and off I-5 either North or South bound. As with most Washington State rest areas are, (especially in comparison to ones like in Indiana,) has very basic amentities with...More

Thank MPierce2fly
Reviewed January 30, 2017

The story starts in 1893... you can read the history about this tree and walk through it. Fun for pictures.

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