Tree of the Year

The results are in – Newporters, you’ve chosen your favorite tree!

The Newport Tree and Open Space Commission, City of Newport Division of Forestry, and Newport Tree Society host this annual contest to celebrate Newport’s historic urban forest.

First Place: Star Magnolia on the grounds of the Newport Art Museum

2nd Place 2nd Place 3rd Place

Tied for Second Place: American Elm at the Common Burying Ground on Farewell Street opposite America’s Cup Avenue

Tied for Second Place: Sugar Maple at 665 Bellevue Avenue

Third Place: The Liberty Tree – European Beech at Thames and Farewell Streets

See the Rest of This Year’s Contestants

Past Winners

2012 Tree of the Year

2011 Tree of the Year

2010 Tree of the Year

2008 Tree of the Year

The Newport Arboretum, New England's first citywide arboretum, is a special project of The Newport Tree Society of Newport, Rhode Island.