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Quinault Big Cedar

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We stopped yesterday after seeing the sign. A woman in the parking lot said it was worth a see. She... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2019
watravelinggal
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Port Orchard, Washington
It is big indeed

A nice stop if you are in the area or visiting Ruby beach, worth the stop, just a short visit will... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
915ramiz
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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North Shore Road, 2 Miles From 101, Across Street From Lake Quinault Resort, Quinault, WA 98575
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

We stopped yesterday after seeing the sign. A woman in the parking lot said it was worth a see. She was right. A short walk leads to a massive and beautiful cedar. It is partially down and partially still upright with some growths out of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank watravelinggal
Reviewed March 25, 2019

A nice stop if you are in the area or visiting Ruby beach, worth the stop, just a short visit will do, this is a large cedar tree in a nice part of the forest

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

So sadly, the ancient big cedar has fallen and is no longer accessible. See the ranger notices! Forest rangers have closed off the trails as it’s deemed dangerous at this time. Such a loss.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed October 4, 2018

A 1/4 mile drive off Rt. 101 is a small loop along which you can park and take a very short walk to the Big Cedar Tree. Most of the tree is dead and a large chunk has split off and fallen. The parts that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed August 5, 2018

It was a beautiful and easy hick to see this tree. It is not very well identified so we did walk past the huge tree thinking there might be an even bigger tree down the trail, but at the end we just came back to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor review, we stopped looking for a marked trailhead and my intrepid husband found the unmarked trail - it is well worth the visit if you like rugged beauty. The path appears to have suffered the domino effect of the big wind...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

The big cedar was very cool! It is worth the short walk to see it. I would not have been surprised if a troll or hobbit had popped out!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Miranda P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The trees in all of the Olympic National Forest just blew my mind. Coming from Florida which has no trees anything like this just awed us. Just sitting and looking at the trees and the beautiful nature all around is so nice. The air is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Don't bother looking for this, the tree fell down and now the trail is closed and not considered safe. Some handouts still have it but the attraction is gone

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RamblingBadger
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

The Cedars are nearby . It is only 1/4 mile from the road, and a short walk from the parking lot. A nice break from driving

Date of experience: October 2017
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