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Address: Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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It's a big tree.

Although you may be able to enjoy some shade, you can't get too close to the tree itself. It's got the area around it chained off. Of course, there are people who haven't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Although you may be able to enjoy some shade, you can't get too close to the tree itself. It's got the area around it chained off. Of course, there are people who haven't respected the boundaries and left proof with graffiti and I understand that tripping on the massive roots is probably a concern. If you are taking a train... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This tree a roughly the average size of the many around my town, and even in the Sydney Botanical gardens, some could rival this, so it is a bit fo a stretch to call it the oldest fig on record. I used to climb them and make cubby houses in them as a kid. However. they are a very impressive... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a must see to believe. This tree will astound you. The size alone is breathtaking. Make sure you hear the story behind the planting of the tree.

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After visiting the Reagan Ranch Center, cross the parking lot to have a look at this historical tree. You will not find many to compare. Grand and graceful branches provide tons of shade. It is roped off now for preservation, but you can still walk around under its sprawling branches.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Grab your camera and head over for a look at this amazing tree! Apparently, this is the oldest fig tree on record. The roots system massive and the tree is so impressive.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Moreton Bay Fig Tree The size of this fig tree is amazing ! How old is this tree? Do anyone able to give the estimate answer to the age of this tree! It is still bear the friut? Any record or photo of the friut from this three?

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Yep, it's a big tree in the ground. We were expecting more signage and history, but only found a few blank signs. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it, but if you're bumming around town it's worth a 10 minute stop. It's size is really impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The tree is huge and its roots are huge above ground - I'd guess knee high. There isn't a whole lot of parking near the tree, so you need to plan your stop, but it's well worth the stop.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I guess this is worth a drive by, but not a stop over. We wanted to see this huge tree, and it was huge, because people on trip advisor said it was worth it to stop by, however if you're in the area, it's worth a drive by. Not more than that

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

I decided to visit this tree with my family and we were not disappoined. There's a parking lot at the location that is free for the first hour, and you definitely won't be there for an hour. My daughter is 18 months old so she didn't really "get it". She still had fun running around the tree and trying to... More 

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