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Address: 15461 Museum Road, Brookings, OR 97415
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Nice to look at when you pass by but the museum part was closed, bummer. It is a nice tree though. Yup

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Eagle River, Alaska
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295 reviews 295 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It is a big tree. Therefore, it is easily seen from 101. The surounding landscape is park-like. Nice place for a rest from driving.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice to look at when you pass by but the museum part was closed, bummer. It is a nice tree though. Yup

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It definitely is a BIG tree. That's it. Nothing special in the immediate vicinity. Not worth visiting Brookings just to see this tree.

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Brookings, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Loved it and stopped to take pics of it. So beautiful. Next to the Chetco Museum although the museum is only open on Sat. and Sun. from 12-4

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Salem, Oregon
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157 reviews 157 reviews
73 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The visitors center/museum isn't open in winter, but we recommend stopping to admire this magnificent tree.

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Gearhart, Oregon
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469 reviews 469 reviews
173 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is a pretty tree. It is nice that it grew so big. Normally big trees require going out of your way so this has that advantage. Hard to say more since it isn't that large compared to nearby redwoods. Nice diversion for a couple of minutes.

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Titusville
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1,094 helpful votes 1,094 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

After visiting Yosemite and driving up 101 seeing park after park of giant redwood trees I was not excited about seeing another Big Tree, but the Cypress is a beautiful tree and it is the largest in Oregon, so why not? It is easy to get to from 101 and worth a quick stop, but not more. It seems a... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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513 reviews 513 reviews
137 attraction reviews
569 helpful votes 569 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Beautiful old Cypress right off Hwy 101. If you are passing that way, stop to see it but don't go out of your way. The Museum was closed both times we stopped by so we drove on up the Oregon Redwood Trail until it turned over a bridge and went from asphalt to gravel. There is a picnic table under... More 

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Brookings, Oregon
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125 reviews 125 reviews
47 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Being Oregon's Largest Monterey Cypress tree is a bit like being the biggest ball of string in South Dakota. That said, it is a beautiful tree and is right off the highway, so why not slow down for a closer look? If you're not driving past it, it probably isn't worth driving to see.

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Shady Cove, OR
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Don't go out of your way to see this. Even, my husband a forester, is happy with a driveby from the high way. It's big, it's pretty. It's a tree in someone's front yard. Go to the nearby Redwoods instead.

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Address: Address: 15461 Museum Road, Brookings, OR 97415
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Brookings

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