Big Trees on Terry Trail

Funding provided by SAF Foresters Fund

Education is key to appreciating our natural world! Along Terry Trail, some of the preserve’s largest trees have been identified so hikers can learn more about these native wonders. Informational signage along the trail will identify a selection of trees. However, you can follow the entire tour here for expanded information about each of the 14 species and to identify additional trees along the way.

TREE #1: Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
TREE #2: Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
TREE #3: Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
TREE #4: Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera)
TREE #5: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #6: American Elm (Ulmus rubra)
TREE #7: Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
TREE #8: Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
TREE #9: Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)
TREE #10: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #11: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
TREE #12: Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)
TREE #13: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
TREE #14: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #15: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #16: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #17: Southern Red Oak (Quercus falcata)
TREE #18: Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
TREE #19: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #20: Southern Red Oak (Quercus falcata)
TREE #21: Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
TREE #22: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #23: Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
TREE #25: Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
TREE #26: Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
TREE #27: Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)
TREE #28: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
TREE #29: Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)
TREE #30: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #31: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #32: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
TREE #33: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE 34: Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
TREE #35: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
TREE #36: Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
TREE #37: Chestnut Oak (Quercus prinus)
TREE #38: Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
TREE #39: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #40: White Oak (Quercus alba)
TREE #41: Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
TREE #42: Chestnut Oak (Quercus prinus)
TREE #43: Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)
TREE #44: Pignut Hickory (Carya glabra)
TREE #45: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #46: Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)
TREE #47: Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
TREE #48: Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

This tour was created in partnership with:
Land Trust of North Alabama
Society of American Foresters – Mountain Lakes Chapter
U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station
Alabama A&M Forestry & Ecology Center