Storm Topples Iconic Giant Sequoia 'Tunnel' Tree In Calaveras Park
Pioneer Cabin Tree
The Pioneer Cabin Tree
2016 Dec 31 — Pioneer Cabin Tree (Last Week Standing)
pioneer cabin tree walk through Calaveras Big trees pt.17
The Pioneer Cabin Tree, also known as The Tunnel Tree, was a giant sequoia in Calaveras Big Trees State Park, California. It was considered one of the U.S.'s most famous trees, and drew thousands of visitors annually.
It was estimated to have been more than 1,000 years old, and measured 33 feet (10 m) in diameter; its exact age and height were not known.
The tree was topped before 1859. It fell and shattered during a storm on January 8, 2017.
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