North Carolina is teeming with hidden gems awaiting your discovery. From waterfalls cascading down the sides of epic mountains to maritime forests along the coast, there’s always a new adventure ahead in the Tar Heel State. To that end, hiding in plain sight in an unassuming little park in the small town of Southport is a tree that’s arguably 800 years old.

The 800-year-old Indian Trail Tree is located in Keziah Park at the corner of S Lord Street and W Moore Street in downtown Southport, North Carolina. The best time to visit is between dawn and dusk.

To see some enormous old trees on the other side of the state, Hike This Ancient Forest In North Carolina That’s Home To 400-Year-Old Trees!

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