At Over 750 Years Old, Some Of The Oldest Trees In The Country Are Found In South Dakota

If you have ever visited western South Dakota, you have seen the magnificent Black Hills and most likely marveled in their all-natural splendor. In addition to being covered in towering hills and mountains, the Black Hills are filled to the brim with tens of thousands of trees, some of which — you may be surprised to learn — are more than 750 years old!

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Did you know that South Dakota was home to these ancient trees?

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