Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The site of an impressive old growth Pondrosa Tree that lived to be about 370 years old. A hiking trail runs though the site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 7/28/2018: The Big Tree has died from bug kill but is still standing.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Trout Lake, Washington take Mt. Adams Road north to the intersection with Forest Road 23 and turn right.  Continue driving for one mile to Forest Road 80, signed South Climb. Make the left hand turn on to Forest Road 80.  Drive north about one mile to the turn on to Forest Road 8020, marked Big Tree.

About 5 miles from Trout Lake, WA.


Activities


Nature Viewing

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Viewing Plants

7 foot-around ponderosa pine.

Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.058665

  Longitude : 
-121.532037

  Elevation : 
3600

 



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