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Treaty Oak

503 Baylor St., Between W. Fifth and Sixth streets, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-476-3809
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A 500-year old tree marking the boundary between Anglo and Indian territory.
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  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
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  • Terrible0%
9 Mar 2016
“Nice Tree”
14 Jul 2014
“I'm sorry. . .”
LOCATION
503 Baylor St., Between W. Fifth and Sixth streets, Austin, TX 78701
Downtown
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+1 512-476-3809
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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This hidden park was a nice place to visit for a few minutes. Considering the story surrounding the tree over 20 years ago, people still bring it healthy treats.

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 15 July 2014

But it's just a tree. You spend 3 minutes reading the plaque in front of it and then you leave. It is overgrown and chained off so you cannot go within a 15-foot radius of the trunk. Maybe it's because I am not a history...More

5  Thank Lyssa H
Reviewed 19 June 2013

For history buffs, this is an important spot, site of several significant Austin &Texas events. However, the setting in an urban area is not inspiring or inviting. The shade one expects from a huge oak is minimal - shade is provided by nearby trees. Several...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 20 January 2012

It has legendary historical significance, but I'm not sure non-Texans would be impressed. About half of the old oak was killed when the tree was poisoned several years ago by a mentally disturbed person.

6  Thank SheilaEndres
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