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Friendship Oak

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These trees survived many Hurricanes amazing one 500 years old. Love the area trees are just off... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony B

College campus is beautiful !!! Friendship tree is awesome Put on your list to see ! Right... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
McDonough, Georgia
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Over 500 years old, this oak tree is allegedly Mississippi's oldest and most beautiful tree.
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730 E Beach Blvd, Southern Miss Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, MS 39560-6259
+1 228-865-4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These trees survived many Hurricanes amazing one 500 years old. Love the area trees are just off Highway 90 the white sand beaches on the Gulf side and Friendship Oaks on the other nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed October 31, 2018

IIt's a tree. It's a big tree, it's an old tree, but it's still just a tree and not as photogenic as it used to be. It's still impressive as there are no live oaks at all in my neck of the woods but after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

College campus is beautiful !!! Friendship tree is awesome Put on your list to see ! Right across the street from the beach

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huntbonbon
Reviewed October 24, 2018

the tree is beautiful, I would have like to have been able to gone by It to have my picture taken, but they have it all blocked off(for tree's protection) but it is amazing to see something that has withstood so many hurricanes and storms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cartwrigthclan
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Aging with gracefulness has resulted in a little trimming but the majesty still flourishes. A MUST see!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan P
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The Friendship Oak has chronicled the history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast for more than 500 years, sheltering generations through calm and storm. Located on the Gulf Park campus of the University of Southern Mississippi, it is a massive live oak tree with extraordinary girth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rhondac396
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Of course this is one of my favorite trees in Long Beach. It’s over 500 years old and has weathered several Cat 5 hurricanes. It stood on the Gulf Park Campus (an all women’s school) until it was purchased by the University if Southern Mississippi...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank MarthaJ288
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Living in Southeast Georgia we have some of the most beautiful oaks in the world and this tree falls right into that category! A bit of damage it as endured over its lifetime but still a magnificent site if you find yourself nearby.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank J P T
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is one of the largest and most majestic live oak trees I've ever seen. No telling how much history it has witnessed!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CultureVulture
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful tree! Worth the trip to see it had some damage to tree but the tree was still beautiful and huge!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tori B
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