Goose Island State Park

202 S Palmetto St.
Rockport, Texas 78382-7965
361)729-2858

The "Big Tree" at Goose Island State Park was named the State Champion Coastal Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) in 1969, and is thought to be one of the largest in the nation.

The "Big Tree" numbers:
  • Trunk Circumference: 35 feet 1 and 3/4 inches or 10.71 meters
  • Average Trunk Diameter: 11 feet 2 and 1/4 inch or 3.41 meters
  • Crown Spread: 89 feet or 27.1 meters
  • Height: 44 feet or 13.4 meters
  • Age: In excess of 1,000 years

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