There’s No Other Historical Landmark In Arkansas Quite Like This 800-Year-Old Tree
There’s a little corner in an Arkansas forest with a huge piece of history. The 800-year-old Bald Cypress Champion Tree is just at the end of a short trail in the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge. Let’s take a hike to explore a small part of the Big Woods.
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Have you had to chance to feel small under the cypress? Have you ventured to any of the other Champion Trees in Arkansas? Share your experience with us in the comments below! Feel free to add your beautiful tree and nature photos to our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You should join for your chance to be featured and to discover why there’s nothing better than Arkansas’ stunning nature.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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