Horace, North Dakota: North Dakota's Champion Tree

In a state with lots of treeless parts, Uncle John's Giant Cottonwood is North Dakota's Champion Tree.
Address:
81st St. S, Horace, ND
Directions:
I-29 exit 56 or I-94 exit 346A into town. Once in Horace, turn west onto Wall Ave./45th St. SE. After about one mile, turn south onto the road just before the canal. (The road after the canal is 81st St. S). Follow about one-half mile to the end.
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North Dakota's Champion Tree

Not worth the trip. It's more like 100 YEARS old. We trekked through the mud. Maybe 40 feet high.

[James, 04/25/2014]

Champion Tree of North Dakota.

Uncle John's Giant Cottonwood Tree - North Dakota's Champion Tree

This stately giant cottonwood stands almost 100 ft tall and is located in a remote section just outside of Horace (about 15 miles south/west of Fargo). The tree is surrounded by a small grassy park as well as a monument to the Sheyenne River Flood Control Project. Many locals don't even know of this champion tree's existence.

[T. Liobis, 07/21/2003]

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