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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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Cool, but, not that cool.

Very large tree, used to be in great view before the freeway extention almost 25 years ago. Now a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeffkjohnson6
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Santa Barbara, California
So big

It's something you enjoy seeing , the tree is so big and very old . The tree near state street and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adel a
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Montreux, Switzerland
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very large tree, used to be in great view before the freeway extention almost 25 years ago. Now a bit lost, and forgotten? Not really worth much effort.

Thank jeffkjohnson6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's something you enjoy seeing , the tree is so big and very old . The tree near state street and its nice to see it .

Thank adel a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It might seem like "just a tree"...but, it is estimated to be 140 years old! It is stunning to see it in person! I'm so glad we went to it. We got some beautiful pictures.

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tree is in this weird spot. I get it, nature rules. But you'll second guess yourself when you find it. It's very accessible and very big. Find a quick spot to park and get up close to see how massive this thing is. It's...More

Thank rlepson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right next to the Santa Barbara train station. Very easy to find and good place to visit. If you visit Santa Barbara, you should spend 5 min to visit the tree.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure and walk by this fig tree. Located right next to the Amtrak train station. I saw many people climbing up the tree for photo shots.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was just at the train station and went over to see this historic tree. When the traffic lights were on this section of 101, this was a hangout and a meeting place for all sorts of travelers through the south coast... now it seems...More

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 13 May 2017

As part of the Trolley tou they take to to see the 200 year old Australian Moreton Bay Fig tree said to have been bought to the USA by a sailor. Interesting story.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Not particularly special but it's right next to the highway so I figured, why not. I wouldn't make any special trips to see this though.

Thank Micheal B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

You have to see this tree to believe it! Even in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the Amtrak/Greyhound station, this tree provides a moment of tranquility.

Thank CrazyTraveler042
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