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Tree

We stopped by to see the tree while in the area visiting. It is indeed very large and old. There is... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
pnkgirl27
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San Antonio, Texas
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Under the Live Oak

A teensy bit off the beaten path, this live oak sits majestically in a field just off highway... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
stephinitelyme
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by to see the tree while in the area visiting. It is indeed very large and old. There is a sign in front of it stating information in regards to the statistics. Also two parking spots in front of it to park off...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A teensy bit off the beaten path, this live oak sits majestically in a field just off highway 90/I10. There's a few spots to park and marvel at the tree, which we did with great respect. Be respectful of this great giant. It's quite precious.

Thank stephinitelyme
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I would not drive out of my way to see this but if traveling through ...it is on a mile off the interstate and it would be a great little place to stretch legs and take a photo op!! Several good restaurants in area too!...More

Thank Brandi M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

There are a lot of huge oak trees in Texas. I think it all boils down on just how you measure the "size" of these trees as to which one is the biggest.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I saw it and its not as big as the San Bernard Oak at the San Bernard NWR. That San Bernard oak was measured wrong by the Texas Forest Service because the people who measured it were bias against it's branching above 4.5 feet.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Columbus on our way back to the RV Park, and decided we should stop to see the Largest Live Oak in Texas. Absolutely huge, and fun to see.

Thank RVRosie
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This tree is called the 'Hanging Tree' and is HUGE! Live Oak trees are absolutely beautiful. Columbus, TX has hundreds of these trees. We spent a lovely day just driving around Columbus looking at the stately trees & taking pictures.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Our cousin took us by to see this magnificent old tree, it has wonderful character. Easy access with a small parking area. Privately owned but just a small fence around the tree.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The title of this review says it all. It is worth the stop. Our Garmin GPS tried to get us lost while looking for it.

Thank ShannonLynch
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This tree is amazing, recently certified as the Largest Live Oak Tree in Texas. Columubs has HUNDREDS of Majestic Live Oak Trees; a few of them are right in the middle of the streets!

Thank Columbus_Chamber
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