National Natural Landmarks

Big Oak Tree

Big Oak Tree
Big Oak Tree

Located within Big Oak Tree State Park, the Big Oak Tree site is the only sizable known tract of essentially virgin wet-mesic bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the northern Mississippi Alluvial Plain section of the Gulf Coastal Plain biophysiographic province.

Location: Mississippi County, MO

Year designated: 1986

Acres: 139

Ownership: State

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