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Friendship Oak

730 E Beach Blvd, Southern Miss Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, MS 39560-6259
+1 228-865-4500
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A MUST SEE

You cannot go uner the tree anymore, but it is still a sight to behold. You might be able to gather... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teacherella
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Nashville, Tennessee
Beautiful piece of natural history

I'm a fan of the beautiful southern live oaks that live throughout the coastal region of South... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mwalkerms
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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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Over 500 years old, this oak tree is allegedly Mississippi's oldest and most beautiful tree.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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730 E Beach Blvd, Southern Miss Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, MS 39560-6259
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go uner the tree anymore, but it is still a sight to behold. You might be able to gather some acorns that have fallen to the wayside. This tree is over 500 years old and sithstood Katrina.

Thank Teacherella
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a fan of the beautiful southern live oaks that live throughout the coastal region of South Mississippi, so a visit to this historic tree was necessary stop. Located on the Gulf Coast campus of The University of Southern Mississippi, it is easily accessible and...More

Thank mwalkerms
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My husband brought me here after we relocated to MS; it was a strong memory of his from being a child and living in the area. It is truly magnificent to see in person. It's amazing how historical a tree can be, and to have...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Recent events with large amounts of rain have caused the tree to crack and one long limb is broken. You can no longer pass the roped off barricade for risk of personnel danger. Beware of where you park and only in designated areas. Still a...More

Thank Conrad J
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a beautiful, historic tree! This is located in the Southern Mississippi campus, and very easy to get to with parking near it. It is roped off so that you can't get too close to it, yet there are plenty of places to take pictures...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful old tree on a lovely campus. These old oak trees have been thru a lot. Easy drive thru view.

Thank Tamik09
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old oak tree on Southern Miss Campus. Look for Friendship Oak Drive on the campus and that will take you to the tree (GPS takes you close, but not to the exact location). Beach is directly across the street from the site. We came...More

Thank jmcalpin81
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It is well worth the stop to see this beautiful, 500-year old oak tree. The thought that it survived Hurricane Katrina alone ... wow.

Thank dhns2014
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing sight! Intriguing and interesting.easy to get to, free of charge and worth the stop.

Thank 9grands2017
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

There is an old tree like this on the Texas coast so I just had to go visit this one. When we arrived there was no one else there so we had the tree all to ourselves. It's a gorgeous old thing with it's limbs...More

Thank Shtrbug1
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