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The Immortal

This tree has a truly wonderful story. It is a great stop to see the tree and use the penny... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Vesteel21
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Sunny Valley, Oregon
Stop here for the Tree, the Gift Shop, and the Penny Machine

We initially stopped here to roll the four pennies in the machine outside the gift shop, but... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
dunadan
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This tree has a truly wonderful story. It is a great stop to see the tree and use the penny pincher machine. The gift shop is the average expensive out of the way store. There is some gorgeous burl art in the store.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vesteel21
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We initially stopped here to roll the four pennies in the machine outside the gift shop, but checked out the tree and browsed through gift shop. The resiliency of the redwoods is amazing--I can't count how many trees we've seen with significant fire wounds at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dunadan
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Redcrest used to be hot tourist spot. There was a thriving Redwood Mill a very short distance down the road - it closed and the economy took a hit. The cute little grocery store had everything and a gas station was attached. The Eternal Tree...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The tree itself is pretty normal, but has an interesting story - fires, flood, lighting and still living. The gift shop was more interesting. The standard fair for the Redwoods, but they also sold smaller pieces of rough redwood lumber.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

We stayed in the RV park here, but it is worth stopping for if you are just passing through. The history of this tree is interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TalbotsinWA
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A quick stop to add to your history of the area. There is plenty of parking. There is also a gift shop next to the feature.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 436Terry68
Reviewed 15 May 2018

It's a quick and interesting stop to see the history of this tree. The flood is marked as is the ax marks where loggers tried to fell the tree

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

A place to see and remember. The history is legendary at this site. Ave of the Giants is a beautiful place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Julie W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

the only restaurant in town.....the Eternal Tree house is worth the short walk and the picnic tables in the shade of redwoods a great place to sit or take a meal. the restaurant is reasonable friendly and decent food, only open from 8:30am to 5:30pm,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Don J
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It's just anther of many trees touted as living forever, surviving flood, lightning and axe. But it is free and literally right next to the road, so why not stop for a second

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gidgetcindy
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