California Big Trees

245 trees found.

123 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
125 inches in girth
256 Points

Abies amabilis - photo
Michael Edward Kauffmann, 2019 - Klamath National Forest


127 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
286 Points

Abies bracteata - photo
Alan Washburn, 2013 - Los Padres NF


Abies concolor
WHITE FIR
National Champion

227 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
251 inches in girth
489 Points

Abies concolor - photo
Carl Casey and Martin Crawford, 2020 - Yosemite, CA


Abies grandis
GRAND FIR
National Champion

257 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
511 Points

Abies grandis - photo
R. Van Pelt and D. Thornburg, 1997 - Redwood National Park


110 feet tall, 20 foot canopy
163 inches in girth
278 Points

Abies lasiocarpa - photo
Michael Edward Kauffmann, 2020 - Klamath National Forest


Abies magnifica
RED FIR
National Champion

169 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
358 inches in girth
537 Points

Abies magnifica - photo
R. Van Pelt, R. Knight and M. Rudnicki", 1996 - Yosemite National Park


Abies pinsapo
SPANISH FIR
National Champion

44 feet tall, 13 foot canopy
62 inches in girth
109 Points

Abies pinsapo - photo
Ken Knight and George Thomson, 2021 - Goleta


62 feet tall, 77 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
196 Points

A. Cowley, 1999 - Hayward


76 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
216 inches in girth
313 Points

Acer macrophyllum - photo
Mattole Valley School, 2019 - Mattole Valley School Campus


Acer negundo
BOX ELDER
National Champion

49 feet tall, 74 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
296 Points

Acer negundo - photo
Paul Melzer, 2014 - Oak Glen


27 feet tall, 23 foot canopy
40 inches in girth
73 Points

Adenostoma sparsifolium - photo
Matt Ritter, 2020 - Warner Springs


46 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
176 inches in girth
237 Points

Aesculus californica - photo
J. Reimer and W. Mark, 2000 - Swanton Pacific Ranch


87 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
158 inches in girth
260 Points

Afrocarpus falcatus - photo
Tim Downey, 2017 - City of Santa Barbara Alameda Park


69 feet tall, 33 foot canopy
135 inches in girth
212 Points

Agathis robusta - photo
Sean Kinson, 2020 - San Francisco Botanical Garden


88 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
195 inches in girth
303 Points

Ailanthus altissima - photo
A. Cowley, 2002 - Sanger


94 feet tall, 46 foot canopy
127 inches in girth
232 Points

Alnus rhombifolia - photo
Michael Kauffmann, 2015 - Devil's Punchbowl


Alnus rubra
RED ALDER
National Champion

87 feet tall, 100 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
340 Points

Alnus rubra - photo
Eric Ettlinger, 2006 - Golden Gate National Recreation Area


81 feet tall, 90 foot canopy
204 inches in girth
308 Points

Angophora costata - photo
Mark F. Mauceri, 2013 - Griffith Park: Chevy Chase Dr, Verdant St


119 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
268 inches in girth
399 Points

Araucaria bidwillii - photo
The Culver-Ignoffo-Grossman Clan, 2021 - Dominican College


71 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
132 inches in girth
212 Points

Deborah Day, 2007 - City of San Dimas


108 feet tall, 69 foot canopy
141 inches in girth
266 Points

Araucaria heterophylla - photo
A. Cowley, 1997 - Camarillo


45 feet tall, 53 foot canopy
108 inches in girth
166 Points

Arbutus 'Marina' - photo
Randy Baldwin, 2013 - Santa Barbara, CA


125 feet tall, 112 foot canopy
327 inches in girth
480 Points

Arbutus menziesii - photo
Alan Washburn, 2004 - Carmel


Arctostaphylos glauca
BIGBERRY MANZANITA
National Champion
Co-Champion

43 feet tall, 22 foot canopy
46 inches in girth
95 Points

A. Cowley, 2001 - Alameda County


Arctostaphylos glauca
BIGBERRY MANZANITA
National Champion
Co-Champion

33 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
52 inches in girth
96 Points

E. Lagel, 1976 - Sunol regional Park


20 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
136 inches in girth
163 Points

Arctostaphylos manzanita - photo
Dash Weidhofer and Frank Fogarty, 2017 - CA Audubon Bobcat Ranch


22 feet tall, 24 foot canopy
91 inches in girth
119 Points

Arctostaphylos viscida - photo
A. Cowley and F. T. Callahan, 2001 - Tulare


35 feet tall, 24 foot canopy
55 inches in girth
96 Points

Banksia integrifolia - photo
Randy Baldwin, Ken Knight, Cameron Gardner Hannah-Beck, 2020 - UCSB


21 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
246 inches in girth
272 Points

Beaucarnea recurvata - photo
Charles Thomas, 2016 - Berylwood Tree Farm, Somis


51 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
116 inches in girth
181 Points

Betula pendula - photo
A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Clara University


48 feet tall, 54 foot canopy
143 inches in girth
204 Points

Brachychiton populneus - photo
Nick Araya, 2015 - Los Angeles


21 feet tall, 22 foot canopy
78 inches in girth
105 Points

Brachychiton rupestris - photo
Jonathan Ferrante, 2016 - Cupertino, CA


12 feet tall, 21 foot canopy
21 inches in girth
38 Points

W. Bronaugh, 1999 - Anza Borego State Park


72 feet tall, 26 foot canopy
122 inches in girth
201 Points

Callitropsis nootkatensis - photo
Michael Edward Kauffmann, 2017 - Elk Hole, Siskiyou WIlderness


152 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
462 inches in girth
626 Points

Calocedrus decurrens - photo
J. Herr, D. McHardy and D. Wright, 1969 - Marble Mountain Wilderness


22 feet tall, 7 foot canopy
47 inches in girth
71 Points

Carnegiea gigantea - photo
A. Cowley, 2001 - Ducor


85 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
125 inches in girth
228 Points

Carya illinoinensis - photo
Riley Knight, 2018 - San Jose


Casimiroa edulis
WHITE SAPOTE
National Champion

50 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
93 inches in girth
154 Points

Casimiroa edulis - photo
Nick Araya, 2013 - Los Angeles


112 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
149 inches in girth
270 Points

Castanea dentata - photo
Denice Britton, 2017 - Butte County


89 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
173 inches in girth
275 Points

Castanea dentata - photo
Allie Srader, Isac Burton, Eli Burton, Jack Thomas, Rhy, 2020 - Snow Line Orchard, Oak Glen, CA


66 feet tall, 76 foot canopy
134 inches in girth
219 Points

Castanea sativa - photo
Jimi Scheid, 2021 - Bayside, CA


45 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
77 inches in girth
131 Points

Castanospermum australe - photo
Ken Knight, 2021 - Goleta


73 feet tall, 61 foot canopy
173 inches in girth
261 Points

Casuarina cunninghamiana - photo
Nick Araya, 2020 - Los Angeles


46 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
49 inches in girth
108 Points

Catalpa speciosa - photo
Riley Knight, 2019 - San Jose


80 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
184 inches in girth
280 Points

A. Cowley, 1999 - Cap. Pk. #340


100 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
237 inches in girth
357 Points

Cedrus deodara - photo
Bob Van Pelt, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park


Ceiba speciosa
FLOSS SILK TREE
National Champion

108 feet tall, 71 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
354 Points

Ceiba speciosa - photo
Nick Araya and Nan Sterman, 2016 - Yamaguchi Bonsai Nursery


98 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
147 inches in girth
263 Points

Celtis australis - photo
A. Cowley, 1999 - Sacramento Capital Park #159


24 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
60 inches in girth
94 Points

Cephalanthus occidentalis - photo
F.T. Callahan, 1991 - Buttonwillow


47 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
187 inches in girth
246 Points

Ceratonia siliqua - photo
Nick Araya, 2021 - Los Angeles