Johns Island, South Carolina: The Angel Oak

Sprawling oak tree estimated at over 1,500 years old, with branches so heavy a few are supported by wooden posts.

Angel Oak Park

Address:
3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC
Directions:
Angel Oak Park. From Main Rd, take Hwy 700/Mayhbank Hwy SE to Angel Oak Lane on left, follow this unpaved road left around curve, past St. John's Anglican Church -- Angel Oak on the left.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. Closes gate at 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
843-559-3496
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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The Angel Oak

Turned up 9:30am Sunday and it was closed. Can "just" see it from the road through cyclone fencing. Open Monday-Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 1-5.

[Lady Amanda, 04/19/2016]

Angel Oak.

The Angel Oak

Very cool, old tree. Pack a lunch and eat at the nearby picnic tables.

[Jenna Spesard, 12/24/2014]
The Angel Oak

The Angel Oak is a sight to see. Just make sure to get there before five, because they do lock the gate.

[Haley, 07/15/2010]

The Angel Oak.

Angel Oak

Just outside of Charleston is the Angel Tree, purported to be 1,500 years old. Not too tall as oaks go, but very wide. Good place to visit and picnic.

[vik, 05/27/2010]

Angel Oak.

Angel Oak

The Angel Oak is a gorgeous, historic attraction on Johns Island, SC (near Charleston). It is in grave danger! The City of Charleston has approved development on three sides of her. This will include 600 "low end" housing units and commercial/retail space. Please help us save her!

Go to the petition site, or get in touch with Charleston's mayor Joseph Riley or the Charleston City Council.

[Lorna, 07/31/2008]

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