Worlds Largest Red Cedar Tree, Quinault Washington

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World's Largest Red Cedar Tree

Kalaloch, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula is home to the world’s largest red cedar tree, measuring 178 feet tall and nearly 20 feet in diameter. Read More

  • A chance to view one of the country’s oldest trees 
  • Fun photo opportunities 
  • Close proximity to rugged and picturesque coastal beaches

What can I see and do at the World’s Largest Red Cedar Tree?

Dubbed the “Douglas Tree”, Kalaloch’s famous red cedar attracts thousands of visitors each year who venture off the main highway to snap a few photos of the tree. An estimated 1,000 years old, the tree is thought to be the third-largest of all trees in the nation. Pose your family near the tree’s huge trunk so that those back home can truly appreciate its size.

Where is the World’s Largest Red Cedar Tree?

From Port Angeles, take US 101 west to the “Big Cedar Tree” sign (milepost 170) between Ruby Beach and Beach 4. From the highway, drive a little over four miles into the forest on a paved road to the tree.

How much does the World’s Largest Red Cedar Tree Cost?

You can view the tree for free.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

For more information, call the National Park Service visitor info line at 360-565-3130.