Heritage Trees

Heritage Trees Photo by Mike Kuhns, Ph.D.

According to Utah law, the term 'heritage trees' refers to any tree or group of trees designated by the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands that is indigenous to Utah, has adapted exceptionally well to the climatic conditions of the state, or is one of a kind and:

  • Has exceptional national, state, or local historic significance;
  • Has an exceptional size or exceptional form for its species;
  • Has an exceptional age for its species; or
  • Is the sole representative of its species.

To learn about Utah's Heritage Trees and explore Utah's Heritage Trees on an interactive map, see Heritage Trees information provided by the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands. For additional information on Heritage Trees, contact Jeran Farley, Urban Forestry Coordinator, Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands at 385-368-0127 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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