Hooker Oak

Hooker Oak (HMJRK)

Location: Chico, CA 95926 Butte County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.591', W 121° 47.861'

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The massive and majestic Hooker Oak, which occupied this site, was named in honor of renowned British Botanist Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. The Hooker Oak was acclaimed to be the largest Valley Oak in the world before it fell on May 1, 1977.

Age 326 Years
Height 105 Feet
Perimeter 481 Feet
Longest Limb 112 Feet
Trunk Circumference 28 Feet
Area Under The Tree 18,000 Sq. Feet


Preservation of the Hooker Oak Tree Stump, The Children's Play Area and the Bidwell Park Guide Map are in memory of

Elmer Brouillard
1953 ̶ Chico Fire Chief ̶ 1977
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HM NumberHMJRK
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Marker Number313
Year Placed1987
Placed ByChico Rotary Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 3:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 602989 N 4401794
Decimal Degrees39.75985000, -121.79768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.591', W 121° 47.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 35.46" N, 121° 47' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1938-1998 Manzanita Ave, Chico CA 95926, US
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