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Address: 15461 Museum Road, Brookings, OR 97415
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Big Tree, But Make It PART Of Your Visit

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Jacksonville, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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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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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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60 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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173 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 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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1,196 reviews 1,196 reviews
814 attraction reviews
968 helpful votes 968 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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465 reviews 465 reviews
128 attraction reviews
527 helpful votes 527 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
117 helpful votes 117 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The impressiveness of big trees Chetco Museum is next door. I enjoy local history

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Grants Pass
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

go back again and again! It will only get bigger next time you see it!

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