List of nine large tree stumps that for centuries represents a tourist attraction''wilderness giants''
The giant tree stumps scattered around Maple Grove park remind us that enormus trees once grew here. This stump is over 3 metres in diameter.
Stump of the 1,700 year old Mark Twain Tree, Big Stump Basin
Another view of the Discovery Tree Stump.
Discovery Tree stump and part of the fallen tree
Big stump. E. regans, Styx valley, Tasmania
The stump is 7.3 m in diameter and by ring count this tree was 1,244 years old when felled.
Standing on an ancient stump in Calaveras Big Trees State Park.
The “Father of the Forest” is the remnant of a tree that fell to earth centuries ago, but the decaying process is slow due to the chemical composition of the Sequoia. This tree is hollow and a trail detours through the tree. The steps shown lead into the hollow giant.
An early drawing showing the Discovery Tree Stump dance floor. The lithograph caption reads: The Stump and Trunk of the MAMMOTH TREE of Calaveras. Showing a Cotillion Party of Thirty-two Persons Dancing on the Stump at one time.”