BC BigTree Champion List

The height (Ht.), diameter at breast height (DBH) and crown spread (Cr.) of the highest scoring tree for each species in the Registry.  Tree Score (Sc.) is based on importance score. Year indicates date of measurement. All measurements are in meters. Only live trees with verified measurements are displayed.  For trees with a province wide range, * indicates trees on the coast and ^ in the interior of BC. Regional district is determined by nearest town not exact tree location. Download the excel file for additional information (nominators, verifiers, site and access notes).  Updated November 2019.

 

TreeIDSc.Ht.DBHCr.YearLocationNearest townRegional districtLand statusDetailsLatitudeLongitude
amabilis fir#17642145.72.1112.51998Meares IslandTofinoAlberni-ClayoquotProvincial landmissing
arbutus#28139634.42.1619.82002Nanoose TransmitParksvilleNanaimoWoodlot Lic.1349.27415-124.222067
Bebbs willow#354152170.7192011Acles RiverClayhurstPeace RiverUnknown56.50138-120.15247
bigleaf maple#56533293.41201992Stanley ParkVancouverGreater VancouverParks/reservesStanley Park49.305292-123.1536
bitter cherry*#20818118.90.8615.82000Phipps ExchangeNorth VancouverGreater VancouverMunicipal/citymissing
black cottonwood#38859947.53.427.52015Tsea Axe RiverNew AiyanshKitimat-StikineParks/reservesNisga'a Mem. Lava Bed55.20941-129.105275
black hawthorn #30511912.80.578.52006Ironwood GroveRichmondGreater VancouverMunicipal/citymissing
cascara*#29011117.80.3512.42003Lannan ForestCourtenayComox ValleyUnknown49.704975-124.941211
choke cherry#2427110.70.281.52000Kalamoir RPKelownaCentral OkanaganParks/reservesKalamoir RP49.849737-119.544845
coastal Douglas-fir#47784744.23231998Red CreekPort RenfrewCapitalProvincial land48.579422-124.222922
Douglas maple*#253111180.367.92001Lakelse LakeTerraceKitimat-StikineParks/reservesLakelse Lake PPmissing
Douglas maple^#237101140.3982000Rose Valley LakeKelownaCentral OkanaganProvincial land49.892323-119.572246
Engelmann spruce#14141838.82.2711.72019Joffre CreekMount CurrieSquamish-LillooetProvincial landLil'wat Nation50.368982-122.557327
Garry oak#27631730.21.6221.92002Quamichan LakeMaple BayCowichan ValleyPrivate landhidden
grand fir*#61523752.16111998Chilliwack RiverChilliwackFraser ValleyParks/reservesChilliwack River ER49.002967-121.412504
interior Douglas-fir#25138842.11.917.72001Kane Valley Rd.MerrittThompson-NicolaPrivate land49.931992-120.746366
jack pine#468518.30.21961Petitot/StanislausFort NelsonNorthern RockiesProvincial landmissing
lodgepole pine#11418419.80.917.61991Tyaughton CreekGold BridgeSquamish-LillooetProvincial land51.089731-123.06854
mountain hemlock*#86391451.91111994Hollyburn MountainNorth VancouverGreater VancouverParks/reservesCypress PP49.399637-123.188766
Pacific crab apple#30015411.60.7823.22006Shell RdRichmondGreater VancouverMunicipal/citymissing
Pacific dogwood#23122226.80.9716.52000Burgoyne BaySalt Spring IslandCapitalInstitution/corp.Texada Land Corp.48.793141-123.50981
Pacific yew*#10719823.50.9110.41991Capilano LakeNorth VancouverGreater VancouverWatershedsCapilano Watershedno access
paper birch*#20728019.81.6316.82001Sumas - Fraser R.ChilliwackFraser ValleyPrivate landmissing
Ponderosa pine#22334132.91.7519.82000Lundbom LakeMerrittThompson-NicolaParks/reservesLundbom Comm. GR.50.120215-120.597977
red alder#5235424.62.11152016Stanley ParkVancouverGreater VancouverParks/reservesStanley Park49.303437-123.156758
Rocky Mtn juniper#420131140.646.72015Standard HillsCranbrookEast KootenayProvincial landCranbrook Comm. For.49.573-115.73
Scoulers willow#30812010.70.692006Point GreyVancouverGreater VancouverMunicipal/cityCity of Vancouvermissing
seaside juniper#17418422.90.837.51998Coal IslandNorth SaanichCapitalPrivate land48.678828-123.385503
shining willow*#75178250.7191986Pine PointLake CowichanCowichan ValleyParks/reservesPine Point Rec Site48.87842-124.254736
shining willow^#35330417.11.8917.52012Bishop Wild Bird S.ColdstreamNorth OkanaganParks/reservesBishop Wild Bird Sanct.50.219417-119.26425
shore pine#91200181.03151995Constance Ave.EsquimaltCapitalPrivate land48.431081-123.417664
Sitka alder#1381068.50.5217.11992Endowment LandsVancouverGreater VancouverInstitution/corp.UBC49.260995-123.250082
Sitka spruce#41181177.84.3619.62019Raft MainHolbergMount WaddingtonInstitution/corp.WFP50.664497-128.163308
subalpine fir*#8126850.30.8141987Tintina CreekStewartKitimat-StikineProvincial land56.082547-129.236547
subalpine fir^#28022839.20.7662002Takla LakeSmithersBulkley-NechakoProvincial landmissing
subalpine larch#11319021.60.8812.21999Mount FrostyHopeFraser ValleyParks/reservesEC Manning PP49.015967-120.829431
tamarack#34093190.2342009Bobtail LakeVanderhoofBulkley-NechakoUnknown53.546199-123.483005
trembling aspen*#7723120.41.2314.91996Ashworth PointHernando IslandPowell RiverInstitution/corp.Hernando Is. Hold. Ltd.49.963367-124.907418
trembling aspen^#33824438.30.88112009Wild Rose BayShuswapEast KootenayProvincial landmissing
vine maple#31310311.90.44112006Central ParkBurnabyGreater VancouverParks/reservesCentral Parkmissing
western hemlock*#14454145.73.0516.81999Norvan CreekNorth VancouverGreater VancouverParks/reservesLynn Headwaters RP49.41891-123.01768
western larch#18542052.41.9211.91999Bridesville Rd.Rock CreekKootenay BoundaryProvincial landmissing
western redcedar*#8491755.55.84161998E Cheewhat L.YoubouCowichan ValleyParks/reservesPacific Rim NP Reserve48.69395-124.74459
western white pine*#16336053.41.4481995Lillooet R./Job Cr.PembertonSquamish-LillooetParks/reservesUpper Lillooet PP50.702011-123.549124
western white pine^#18033249.51.3110.51999Shuswap R.CherryvilleNorth OkanaganProvincial land50.8125-118.394444
whitebark pine*#101254181.5281990Lakes CreekMount CurrieSquamish-LillooetParks/reservesStein V. Nlaka'pamux HP50.165844-122.050631
yellow-cedar*#29761846.43.6912.22006Tlowils LakeSaywardStrathconaTree Farm Lic.3950.277199-126.005075