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Angel Oak Tree

3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-3496
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Johns Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The focus is on the Angel Oak Tree. Make sure you map it out as it is nestled in the heart of community in a park that is off the main road. But to see this tree is a must see site. The size and the branching out of the limbs is amazing. Lots of photo opportunities in the shade.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This is a very scenic drive to find this out of the way place. To stand under the tree and feel it's majesty is a very somber thing. We just kept walking around it, looking at the tree from different angles. If you enjoy nature, this is something you just have to experience. The gift shop is sad, but you're... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I have never seen anything like this tree! Located in a free park not far out of Charleston, it is worth the drive over to John's Island to see this tree. Huge doesn't describe it well enough. Old is an understatement. It is truly awesome and will be appreciated by anyone who loves nature.

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Boston, MA
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33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

The tree is a very old...tree. Combine this trip with a trip to the tea plantation and enjoy the scenic road. Otherwise it is quite a long trip to see a tree and spend 15 minutes max in a crowded area.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The Angel Oak Tree is a must-see in Charleston. It's stunningly beautiful, and a quick drive out of the downtown peninsula. It's free, easy to find, and simple parking. Tripods aren't allowed.

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South Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Take the time to come and see Angel Tree, you might never see another tree this majestic in your life. Wish we could have gotten a picture of JUST the tree without all the signs as I'd love to have it framed. Parking was a bit tight and we had to drive down a dirt road for a little ways... More

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Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We took a detour to see this tree after visiting Kiawah Island. There is no charge to see the tree or to park. There are port-a-johns and a gift shop on site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It's a big beautiful tree. Feels like your a part of history. It's not an all day event, pack a lunch and enjoy the shade!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

May be a little crowded on more popular days but even with a crowd it is breathtaking! Not far away from Charleston at all. Worth taking a few hours to visit it if you are in charleston area. Very beautiful!

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Geronimo, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stopped with a guided tour. It was an amazing sight. Off the beaten path to get there, but worth the trip. My only regret is that our tour group was running late and we weren't able to stay very long. I think it would be wonderful to sit and just quietly enjoy that beautiful tree.

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