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Capitol Trail of Trees, Austin Texas - Texas, United States

by jgiedraitis  
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The Capitol Trail of Trees - A Guide to the Historic and Significant Trees on the Texas Capitol Grounds - Welcome to the Texas Capitol Trail of Trees. This guide is designed to help you recognize and appreciate 25 tree species found on the historic Capitol grounds. The trail starts at the State Seal of Texas located on the steps just outside the south Capitol entrance door. The trees are marked with numbered signs. The trail is a little less than a mile and can be traveled comfortably in about an hour.
You can take this trip on the trail with you! Go to EveryTrail for information on how to download the free ap to your iPhone or Android phone. Once you have downloaded the ap, you can download the tree trail and walk the trail with your phone as your guide.

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Good Luck!

Credits: Project Concept and Text: John Giedraitis, Texas Forest Service. Editors: Douglas Young, State Preservation Board. Graphic Design and Illustrations: Robert O’Brien Design. Funding Assistance: Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. TFS Circular #304. March 2009 printed edition. 2010 EveryTrail edition.  You can view the Trail of Trees brochures online here http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/plan/Tours.htm


The Texas Forest Service has many Texas Tree Trail maps online in the EveryTrail format at www.GreatTexasTreeTrail.org.  Check there for champion, historic and other Great Texas Tree Trails in your neck of the woods. For more info on how to identify trees, visit the Texas Forest Service Tree ID Website.
If you have a tree trail that you would like to post to www.GreatTexasTreeTrail.org contact jpg@tfs.tamu.edu 

Capitol Trail of Trees, Great Texas Tree Trail, Texas Forest Service, austin, texas, Texas Capitol, Tree Identification, Tree ID
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Comments (2)
Capital of Texas Trail
by Keby on Nov 20, 2010
Looking forward to walking the grounds of the Capitol during my lunch break and seeing the trees.
by BTB49 on Sep 05, 2010
Trip Info
September 09, 2010
Trip Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Length: 0.9 miles
Activity: Tree Trail
Trip viewed 5,782 times
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