The Longest Tunnel In Northern California Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

If you’ve ever been to Yosemite National Park, chances are you might’ve driven through the famous Wawona Tunnel (also known simply as the Yosemite Tunnel). This tunnel is an iconic part of California’s grandest national park, and seeing it should be a bucket list item for anyone. Not only was this tunnel an impressive feat in man-made engineering, but it has had a long and fascinating history as well.

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Have you had the pleasure of driving through the Wawona Tunnel? This tunnel is a must-see for any Northern Californian! If you thought this tunnel was fascinating, just wait until you see this enchanting tunnel of trees in Northern California.