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

3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC
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.
M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. Closes gate at 5 pm. (Call to verify)
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Angel Oak

Overrated. No marked roads. No tripods. No dogs. No clean bathrooms. Overpriced, unimpressive gift shop. You will spend 15 minutes here, tops.

[Unimpressed, 04/01/2019]

We're sorry for your lousy visit, but we have to admit that any tree meriting its own bathrooms, gift shop, and human servants sounds weirdly interesting.

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]

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