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According to the Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project, Grand Rapids currently has a tree canopy covering  34.6% of the city.1 This canopy is made up of a wide variety of trees. Of the approximately 1.6 million trees in the city, only 5% can be found on public property and parks.2

Types of Trees

The following types of trees can be found throughout Grand Rapids

Notable trees

Grand Rapids has several trees that are specifically notable


  1. Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project | At a Glance retrieved 12/27/2012
  2. ibid