Big Cedar Hike
Olympic National Park
Amanda Park, Washington
N Shore Rd off Hwy 101
A quarter-mile rugged-in-places trail leads to the largest western red cedar tree in the world. The tree is more than 19 feet in diameter and 174 feet tall. The tree is hollow in the middle, and is in pretty bad shape.
Largest Western Red Cedar in the World (O10A0118)
Inside the Big Cedar (O10A0122)
The giant cedar is hollow all the way up to the top of the tree.
More About Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park encompasses a number of features of the northern Olympic Peninsula, including the Olympic Mountains, a large temperate rain forest on the western slopes, and a rugged strip of the Pacific Coast. Much of the park is roadless, prime wilderness hiking ground. Day visitors often head to Hurricane Ridge, the Hoh Rainforest, Marymere Falls and the area around Lake Crescent, Quinault and the coast near La Push.
You may also like these Olympic destinations:
- Hoh Rainforest, Olympic National Park, Washington
- Rialto Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington
- Kestner Homestead Hike, Olympic National Park, Washington
While you're in the area, check out these sights:
- Home Of The Twilight Saga, Forks, Washington
- Forks Timber Museum, Forks, Washington
- Sunset On The Beach, Ocean Shores, Washington