Accidentally Opening A Portal to Hell: A Visit to the Hippie Tree in Traverse City, MI

Northern Michigan is home to a graffitied forest, behind an abandoned state hospital


The Hippie Tree

… Is what the locals dubbed the long dead tree that lives in the woods behind the abandoned buildings of what used to be the Traverse City State Hospital.

Over the years, graffiti artists and visitors of all types have left their creative mark amongst the many sprawling branches.

Supernatural occurrences have been allegedly witnessed and the tree is rumored to contain a “portal to hell”.

Location: Traverse City, Michigan

Next to part of what used to be the abandoned Traverse City State Hospital.

a graphic image depicting an eyeball - a black circle is inside a blue one surrounded by purple rectangles representing the eyelashes. the bottom right eyelashes are seen a shade lighter and segmented indicating loss

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