The Old Patriarch Tree
An Ancient Teton Pine Shares Stories of the American West
The Old Patriarch Tree is a real tree in Grand Teton National Park. Historians say it may even be 1,500 years old! The celebrity tree storyteller describes characters who passed by it for centuries on their adventures. From nomadic Paleo-Indian hunters following their food supply to current conservation efforts in a beautiful, but burdened national park, The Old Patriarch Tree will spark your child’s curiosity about their heritage and inspire an enduring desire to conserve our natural history.