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Visit the World's Most Amazing Old-Growth Forests

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There are trees in some parts of the United States that are older than William Shakespeare. The Pacific Northwest old-growth forests, which stretch for hundreds of miles through parts of Northern California up to southeast Alaska, are home to trees that scientists believe may date back to around the time Jamestown was first settled—about 400 years ago . The oldest trees could date back to the time of Jesus.



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