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The Big Tree, Rockport

Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Big Tree is located in Rockport. A visit to The Big Tree represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rockport day trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Yes is a big tree but that being said it's still a tree. Seem like it could use some trimming but it looks like a lot of dead wood has simply been propped up and left on the tree. Can't be good for...  more »
  • Truly amazed at the Big Tree! A tree around 1,000 years old and having survived so many conditions is unbelievable. It is a peaceful and serene setting. The location near the water and with the...  more »
  • Truly staggering size - does not take very long to see and behind you is a wetland with some remarkable birds - saw the famed whooping cranes in the wetland  more »
  • Loved seeing this tree again! The first time I saw it was in 1976, and what's so amazing is that it looks pretty much the same. So glad that it's still doing well and that it's protected!
  • It is so beautiful, you won't want to leave! The whole area is lovely and so peaceful. Nature at its finest.
  • Awesome history with this tree, although last year's hurricane did a lot of damage & many limbs had to be cut. Our kids loved it too as they could climb the trees in the surrounding area
  • Gorgeous! Worth the look and walk around! Maintained very well right next to the water for great fishing as well.
  • Area was clean. Very interesting to see. Just to know what the tree had been through was fascinating.

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