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Angel Oak Tree

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3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455-3300
+1 843-559-3496
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Reviewed today

Super cool, old oak tree. Note there are hours of operation. Do not climb on the tree as it is getting weaker due to its age. Some of the tree has had to be supported with wood pieces and concrete. Hugging of the tree is...More

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed yesterday

How can you go wrong visiting a tree older than our country. There really isn't anything to do but see the tree and take some pictures. There is a gift shop but it was closed.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Angel Oak tree is a must see during your trip to Charleston. It is absolutely stunning! The tree is 400-500 years old and is breathtaking as it stands among the forest. It is a piece of nature unlike anything you will see in the...More

2  Thank DebbieBuchanan24
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visited in the early 90s again visit it again in a second trip about 10 years ago.. I’d try to go see the Angel Oak every time I come to Charleston. To me it’s an absolute miracle This tree has stood for so long...More

1  Thank clementzmatk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve never seen anything quite like it. The gorgeous live oak is absolutely worth the trip. Definitely consider going in the gift shop and donating to the protection and maintenance of this beauty.

Thank EliizabethWS
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While not a particularly “exciting” attraction, it’s worth a visit. The tree is incredibly large and it’s branches so broad there are stakes to hold them up. This is an area of interest for young and old alike. It is free but there is a...More

Thank She-Clark72
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was in my hometown of Charleston visiting family who live on Johns Island. I took my road bike and like riding around the island. I lived in Charleston for 40 years and never visited Angel Oak. So, I decided to stop by on a...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful land mark and a wonderful thing to do with adults and or small children (not as good for teens)

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although this is on a tiny road and you’ll swear you GPS is sending you the wrong way, Park and walk in to see this amazing specimen. I have never seen anything so overwhelmingly beautiful!

Thank Missy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

A quick drive from Charleston. This beautiful tree is preserved with love. It is a must see when you are visiting the area.

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Shari M
3 October 2018|
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Response from beglover1 | Reviewed this property |
35-50 yrs ago awesome, now they have created so many support boards holding up the huge limbs it would not be near as good. There should be some other good size trees if you drive around the area.
24 September 2018|
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Response from MsMack12 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all!! It was not damaged!
21 September 2018|
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Response from MsMack12 | Reviewed this property |
About 107 miles I think, not sure you can goggle it