Fall of Old Growth Redwood Closes Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway

The following tweet from Redwood National Parks shows the immensity of the tree blocking the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway.





  • That’s nothing. Anyone remember the wind storm we had the first day of winter, back around 1980/1981? A tree fell across 101 in the same area as this one. 23 feet in diameter. Someone had the idea to contact old retired loggers/fallers and use their ancient power saws to cut it out. Road cleared in 24 hours.

  • They probably need to give it a funeral first.

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