A Remarkable pin oak

Tree Information

Common Name: pin oak

Scientific Name: Quercus palustris

Category: Beautiful tree

Comments: This is a large pin oak growing at Fort Hunt Park near the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Nearby is a smaller pin oak that was planted to honor the royal visit of England's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth when then visited the model CCC camp at Fort Hunt Park, June 1939.

Dendrology Notes: See also 2212 and 2185

Best time to photograph: any

Nominator: Paul Dolinsky

Location of Tree

This tree is on public or publicly accessible property, including schools, churches or businesses. Please be respectful of others when visiting. Locations provided here are not an invitation to trespass, and public properties such as schools and military installations are not necessarily open to visitors. If you wish to make your location private, please let us know.

Owner Name: NPS

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GPS Coordinates: 38.714926, -77.054149

County/City: Fairfax

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