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The Oldest Juniper

posted Aug 10, 2013, 11:48 AM by Mark Rankin
The expansion of Western Juniper in Oregon, estimated at over 4 million acres mostly in central and eastern regions of the state, is cause for concern and has prompted the Juniper Utilization Group However, there are some impressive ancient juniper trees out there that have been surviving for centuries. The oldest juniper tree in Oregon is up Horse Ridge near Bend, and is estimated to be over 1,600 years old.
An interesting perspective on juniper from a few years ago
http://www.traditionalmountaineering.org


If you want to see for yourself, visit the Horse Ridge Recreation Area

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