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Seven Sisters Oak

Some believe this tree to be more than 1,500 years old.  

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The age of Seven Sisters Oak has been estimated at between 600 and 1,500 years, with many experts favoring the more ancient end of the spectrum. The Seven Sisters Oak is both a Louisiana and national champion live oak.

The Seven Sisters Oak is the current president of the Live Oak Society, its status awarded to it by virtue of its being the largest live oak registered by the society in North America. In 2019, the Seven Sisters Oak measured a girth of 41 feet 3 inches (at 1 meter height) and a height of 59 feet. Its limb spread exceeded 153 feet.

Know Before You Go

The tree is free to visit. Visitors are asked not to climb on the branches, carve their names, or otherwise damage this ancient oak.

The new owner respectfully asks that you obtain permission before entering the property to take photos.

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