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MATURE MORETON BAY FIG

One of the most mature Moreton Bay Fig trees easily accessible from the train station. Come stand... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denny W
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Santa Barbara, California
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The Moreton Bay Fig Tree is the largest tree of its kind in the USA. It is native to Australia and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most mature Moreton Bay Fig trees easily accessible from the train station. Come stand under its expansive arms!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Denny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely city. Beautiful weather, architecture and landscaping. Great downtown. Just loved it. Downside. Didn’t feel safe walking the streets at night. Too many bums around. Tent cities. Went to see the Moreton Bay Fig Tree and it was a hangout for bums defecating and using...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travellight56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Moreton Bay Fig Tree is the largest tree of its kind in the USA. It is native to Australia and was planted in this spot in 1877.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Impressive old tree - worth the short walk behind the train station to see. Unfortunately it is surrounded by a parking lot.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mernie00
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Tree is outside Santa Barbara Railway Station. Need to walk quite a distance on the green lawn for photo

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VivekS3123
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This is not just any old tree. It's an enormous Australian Moreton Bay Fig Tree. The small, purple figs are fragrant and its history is part of Santa Barbara's many attractions. Don't overlook this site on your next visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Duane H
Reviewed 25 November 2018

You really should take a short detour to see this huge tree. Too bad it is hidden by the Amtrak station and adjacent to the freeway (and noise) as on TA reviewer has pointed out. Nevertheless, it is worth a visit to read the informational...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TSinParis
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing tree! You have to stand next to it to feel a peach less experience. If you are in the area or passing Santa Barbara it is worth the stop. Very powerful and breathtaking!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank solzi737
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A grand tree with a freeway running right beside it almost encroaching onto it. It is beside the old Railway station, but hidden by side roads. It doesn't get the space it really needs but it is still impressive. Why sites such as buildings get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a bit in Santa Barbara on my way up the coast. I’ve been to town a few times, did the boardwalk, walked around downtown, and I was looking for something a little off the beaten path. This big, beautiful tree has a cute...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank joannelle01
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