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. Download the excel file for additional information (nominators, verifiers, site and access notes).    Updated March 2021

 

TreeID#PhotosnicknameSc.Ht.DBHCr.YearLocationNearest TownLand StatusDetailsLatitudeLongitude
amabilis fir17642145.72.1112.51998Meares IslandTofinoProvincial landmissing
arbutus28139634.42.1619.82002Nanoose TransmitParksvilleWoodlot Lic.1349.274150-124.222067
Bebbs willow3541 2 3 4 Bebb's #115217.00.719.02011Acles RiverClayhurstUnknown56.501380-120.152470
bigleaf maple561 2 53329.03.4120.01992Stanley ParkVancouverParks/reservesStanley Park49.304988-123.152831
bitter cherry*2081 2 3 4 518118.90.8615.82000Phipps ExchangeNorth VancouverMunicipal/citymissing
black cottonwood*3881 2 3 4 559947.53.4027.52015Tsea Axe RiverNew AiyanshParks/reservesNisga'a Mem. Lava Bed55.209410-129.105275
black cottonwood^4681 2 3 29442.31.1418.02019Lois Cr. TrailsKimberleyTree Farm Lic.49.718235-115.969721
black hawthorn 30511912.80.578.52006Ironwood GroveRichmondMunicipal/citymissing
cascara*29011117.80.3512.42003Lannan ForestCourtenayUnknown49.704975-124.941211
choke cherry2421 7110.70.281.52000Kalamoir RPKelownaParks/reservesKalamoir RP49.849737-119.544845
coastal Douglas-fir471 2 3 4 Red Creek Fir78474.04.2323.01998Red CreekPort RenfrewProvincial land48.579422-124.222922
Douglas maple*25311118.00.367.92001Lakelse LakeTerraceParks/reservesLakelse Lake PPmissing
Douglas maple^2371 10114.00.398.02000Rose Valley LakeKelownaProvincial land49.892323-119.572246
Engelmann spruce1411 2 3 4 5Joffre Giant41838.82.2711.72019Joffre CreekMount CurrieProvincial landLil'wat Nation50.368982-122.557327
Garry oak2761 31730.21.6221.92002Quamichan LakeMaple BayPrivate landhidden
grand fir*3181 2 3 Totem Giant45164.41.8513.42020Totem Park RavineVancouverParks/reservesPacific Spirit RP49.255997-123.253119
interior Douglas-fir5591 2 Dougy Jeffy40749.51.8715.62020Elk R. / Morrissey Cr.FernieParks/reservesNature Conservancy of CA49.359444-115.003611
jack pine468518.30.201961Petitot/StanislausFort NelsonProvincial landmissing
lodgepole pine11418419.80.917.61991Tyaughton CreekGold BridgeProvincial land51.089731-123.068540
mountain hemlock*861 39145.01.9111.01994Hollyburn MountainNorth VancouverParks/reservesCypress PP49.399637-123.188766
Pacific crab apple30015411.60.7823.22006Shell RdRichmondMunicipal/citymissing
Pacific dogwood2311 22226.80.9716.52000Burgoyne BaySalt Spring IslandInstitution/corp.Texada Land Corp.48.793141-123.509810
Pacific yew*10719823.50.9110.41991Capilano LakeNorth VancouverWatershedsCapilano Watershedno access
Pacific yew^5541 16622.00.6712.02020Box LakeNakuspProvincial landWFPhidden
paper birch*2071 2 28019.81.6316.82001Sumas - Fraser R.ChilliwackPrivate landmissing
paper birch^5561 Silverton Birch29026.01.4728.02020SilvertonFerniePrivate land49.595138-117.359444
Ponderosa pine4831 2 Round Lake Pine36049.71.5111.62018Round LakePrincetonPrivate landhidden
red alder521 2 3 4 35424.62.1115.02016Stanley ParkVancouverParks/reservesStanley Park49.303437-123.156758
Rocky Mtn juniper4201 2 13114.00.646.72015Standard HillsCranbrookProvincial landCranbrook Comm. For.49.573000-115.730000
Scoulers willow30812010.70.692006Point GreyVancouverMunicipal/cityCity of Vancouvermissing
seaside juniper17418422.90.837.51998Coal IslandNorth SaanichPrivate land48.678828-123.385503
shining willow*7517825.00.719.01986Pine PointLake CowichanParks/reservesPine Point Rec Site48.878420-124.254736
shining willow^3531 30417.11.8917.52012Bishop Wild Bird S.ColdstreamParks/reservesBishop Wild Bird Sanct.50.219417-119.264250
shore pine911 2 3 20018.01.0315.01995Constance Ave.EsquimaltPrivate land48.431081-123.417664
Sitka alder1381068.50.5217.11992Endowment LandsVancouverInstitution/corp.UBC49.260995-123.250082
Sitka spruce4111 2 3 4 5San Jo's Smiley81177.84.3619.62019Raft MainHolbergInstitution/corp.WFP50.664497-128.163308
subalpine fir*8126850.30.814.01987Tintina CreekStewartProvincial land56.082547-129.236547
subalpine fir^5581 2 Stumble On24331.41.0314.22020Olivia Creek TrailFernieProvincial land49.587770-115.085000
subalpine larch11319021.60.8812.21999Mount FrostyHopeParks/reservesEC Manning PP49.015967-120.829431
tamarack3409319.00.234.02009Bobtail LakeVanderhoofUnknown53.546199-123.483005
trembling aspen*771 23120.41.2314.91996Ashworth PointHernando IslandInstitution/corp.Hernando Is. Hold. Ltd.49.963367-124.907418
trembling aspen^3381 2 3 24438.30.8811.02009Wild Rose BayShuswapProvincial landmissing
vine maple31310311.90.4411.02006Central ParkBurnabyParks/reservesCentral Parkmissing
western hemlock*1441 2 3 Norvan's Castle54145.73.0516.81999Norvan CreekNorth VancouverParks/reservesLynn Headwaters RP49.418910-123.017680
western larch1851 2 3 Eek's Larch42052.41.9211.91999Bridesville Rd.Rock CreekProvincial landmissing
western redcedar*841 2 Cheewhat Giant91755.55.8416.01998E Cheewhat L.YoubouParks/reservesPacific Rim NP Reserve48.693950-124.744590
western redcedar^5601 2 3 Twin Trunk57232.03.7812.02019Kokanee Cr. OG TrailNelsonParks/reservesKokanee Cr. PP49.668740-117.136720
western white pine*163White Pine Falls Tree36053.41.448.01995Lillooet R./Job Cr.PembertonParks/reservesUpper Lillooet PP50.702011-123.549124
western white pine^5531 35448.01.5112.02020100 Acre WoodRosslandTree Farm Lic.Atco Forest Products49.178334-117.853050
whitebark pine*10125418.01.528.01990Lakes CreekMount CurrieParks/reservesStein V. Nlaka'pamux HP50.165844-122.050631
whitebark pine^5611 2 19824.40.8516.02020SparwoodBarnes LakeTree Farm Lic.Canfor49.445055-114.702778
yellow-cedar*2971 2 3 Sir Daniel Samson61846.43.6912.22006Tlowils LakeSaywardTree Farm Lic.3950.277199-126.005075