First, please pardon us for accidentally putting the camera on a crummy setting and taking grainy pictures. It made us madder than wet hens, too. Now, then:
At the Trees of Mystery, you can have your picture taken with Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox, walk beneath some of the world's biggest trees, and take a gondola ride through the treetops on the Skytrail. We endorse it enthusiastically.
There are 12 living trees on this Family Tree, all with one trunk.
The Lightning Tree
Lots of people are married each year in front of the Cathedral Tree. Almost 1000 years ago, a huge tree stood in the middle of the formation, and instead of dying when it fell, the roots sprouted and these nine trees grew together in a circle around the original stump.
This is the Brotherhood Tree, and it's one of the largest living things in the whole world, even though it once lost 74 feet of it's top in a terrible storm.
One whole section of the trail was full of things carved with chainsaws. This snake is only slightly smaller than the one that invaded our campsite on the Upper Missouri.
The logger is pooped, but my Jan Michael is NOT!
We'll take one of these models on our next canoe enterprise :)
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