Hollow Tree

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An undated photo from Frank Gowen's Vancouver, 1914–1931, showing an elephant lifting a woman with its trunk, standing inside the tree
The tree in 2008

Hollow Tree is a Western red cedar tree stump and a popular landmark in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia.


The tree was damaged during a December 2006 windstorm and was slated for removal. In 2009, the Stanley Park Hollow Tree Conservation Society was formed and began raising money from private donors to preserve the landmark. A ceremony for the restored tree was held in October 2011.[1]

Two "suspicious" fires were put out by firefighters in September 2014.[2]

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  1. ^ Vancouver, City of (22 June 2016). "Landmarks in Stanley Park". Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Stanley Park's hollow tree catches fire". Retrieved 28 July 2016.

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Coordinates: 49°18′25″N 123°09′13″W / 49.306914°N 123.153613°W / 49.306914; -123.153613