Chancey Bush
Tom Nelson poses with his treehouse at his home in North Evergreen. It consists of a playhouse with a trap door, spiral staircase and a wooden bridge leading to an upper platform.
Branching out: Local treehouse enthusiasts take their projects to a whole new level

If you can’t see the forest for the trees, maybe that’s because you’re in a treehouse.

The Evergreen area has a wide variety of treehouses that make their owners proud — from a Hobbit-like playhouse to one with a zip-line attached to a playhouse/treehouse with a suspension bridge. Don’t forget the “Geometree,” an octagonal treehouse.