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McKinleyville Totem Pole, McKinleyville

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  • Not something worth worrying about. There are claims about it being some sort of "tallest totem pole", but that is ridiculous. It has no sort of claim to any Native American basis. It is a nice carved...  more »
  • It's a totem pole. It's not as big as you would have hoped, and its right next to Safeway. So maybe you can get a sandwich before hand.  more »
  • Nice sample of an authentic totem pole, but erected in a shopping parking lot, so not a great side trip. If you are in the area or stop to buy food, worth a look.  more »
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  • Seriously, this site literally cracked us up on our way to Redwood NP. We were going to Safeway for some cold items for camping and turned the corner to find this little gem. If you are a treasure hunter and have a little extra time on your hands, stop through the town of McKinleyville and check this out. Right next door to Safeway.
  • The only structure that really stands out in McKinleyville. It is in fact the tallest totem poll at 49 meters (160 feet), and made of 500 year old redwood tree!

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