At Over 300 Years Old, Some Of The Oldest Trees In Virginia Are Found On The Virginia Tech Campus
Tucked away in southwestern Virginia, Blacksburg is famous for being the home of Virginia Tech. The school has a population of nearly 30,000 students and is one of the state’s most impressive institutions. Yet what many don’t realize is that the campus is also home to some of the state’s oldest oak trees. The area where you’ll find these beautiful giants is referred to as Stadium Woods, and it’s one of the region’s best-kept secrets.
Have you visited the Virginia Tech campus? Did you know about Stadium Woods? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! If you enjoy learning about rare trees in Virginia, be sure to check out our previous article on Emancipation Oak, one of the state’s most famous and historically-significant trees.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.