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Quinault Big Spruce Tree

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Short Walk to the Big Spruce Tree

Short walk down an easy path to see the supposedly largest Spruce tree in the US. Worth the 15... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louis S
Bothell, Washington
Ok, tall

A nice little walk to a tree. Probably worth taking but really, this area of the park has hundreds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlington, Texas
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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South Shore Drive, Next to Rain Forest Village, Quinault, WA 98575
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Short walk down an easy path to see the supposedly largest Spruce tree in the US. Worth the 15 minute walk.

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little walk to a tree. Probably worth taking but really, this area of the park has hundreds that look about the same.

Thank joedvet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy access to a giant tree. That's about all there is to say about it. It's not far off the paved roads. Rain Forest Resort Village is worth considering staying at. Not as nice as the nearby lodge, but considerably cheaper.

Thank MattIowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok, and not a far walk. However, if you are pressed for time, you could skip this part of your trip around Lake Quinault.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour from the Quinault Lodge stopped here otherwise I might not have found it. This tree is the largest Sitka Spruce tree in the world. It is rated on a point system. I had seem several other trees similar to it that were more...More

Thank AnnetteTravels8
Reviewed August 30, 2018

From the parking lot it is only 0.3 mile to this impressive Sitka Spruce tree, a very easy hike. We planned it so that we had dinner at the Salmon House Restaurant (great meal, highly recommend it).

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the campground that is adjacent to the Big Spruce. The tree is absolutely huge and magnificent to look at and photograph. There is also a walking bridge over a small creek with a path that is approximately a mile long that leads...More

Thank Norb G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was an easy short walk to see the world's largest spruce tree. Our visit from start to finish was only about 30 minutes. It is amazing to see how giant this tree is up close.

Thank Lori213
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great to see such an old tree. Roots and trunk are huge! Enjoyed a morning cup of tea sitting on the root. Worth checking out.

Thank amy p
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful, magnificent tree. You need to see it in person because photos just can’t capture the size. Our guide specifically asked people to stay off the roots as it can introduce infections into the tree. Some ignored him by saying others are doing...More

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