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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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eh ya can skip this

it is a nice tree but in a poor setting. Other than some historical significace you can probably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
"Fig" tree. Okay, but not like the one in your backyard.

What a grand old tree! It's almost like a tree an art student would sketch, with big, sprawling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“amtrak station” (13 reviews)
“above ground” (5 reviews)
“living thing” (3 reviews)
Montecito and Chapala Streets, Santa Barbara, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a nice tree but in a poor setting. Other than some historical significace you can probably skip this.

Thank m44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a grand old tree! It's almost like a tree an art student would sketch, with big, sprawling limbs shading the lawn below.

Thank kentennen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Santa Barbara's Moreton Bay Fig Tree located in Santa Barbara, California is believed to be the largest Ficus macrophylla in the United States. A seaman visiting Santa Barbara in 1876 presented a seedling of an Australian Moreton Bay Fig tree to a local girl who planted it at 201 State...More

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a huge moreton bay fig tree at the mission. The tree us massive with impressive roots. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is one humongous fig tree! Never seen anything like it. If you like taking pictures of landmarks like me, this is worth a stop. It's located next to an Amtrak station and plenty of parking. You can't miss it!

Thank Rhea R
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It is hard to find but worth it. It is close to train station. The roots are massive but you can't touch it

Thank whitebecky66
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Made it a point to check this tree out and I am glad we did. Wow, huge and just a wonder. Shame on the jerks that carved their names into the enormous bark and trunk.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Adjacent to the central Amtrak station is one of the most amazing historic trees in the US. Take time to wander over esp if you have children who loved Harry Potter & Hobbits.

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

So we had to drive by here just to see the this tree. It is the largest tree I've ever seen. If in the area, you need to see this!

Thank Krr1975
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This majestic tree used to mark the place where the 101 highway stopped at State Street for a traffic light...and traffic would back up dangerously. At least while stopped at that intersection one could get a great look at the Moreton Bay Fig, grand dame...More

Thank AliLosAngeles
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