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Friendship Oak

730 E Beach Blvd, Southern Miss Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, MS 39560-6259
+1 228-865-4500
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Amazing oak

This is an amazing sight! Intriguing and interesting.easy to get to, free of charge and worth the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
9grands2017
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Long Beach, Mississippi
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Beautiful Old Tree

There is an old tree like this on the Texas coast so I just had to go visit this one. When we... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Shtrbug1
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Livingston, Texas
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Over 500 years old, this oak tree is allegedly Mississippi's oldest and most beautiful tree.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gulf park” (10 reviews)
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730 E Beach Blvd, Southern Miss Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, MS 39560-6259
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing sight! Intriguing and interesting.easy to get to, free of charge and worth the stop.

Thank 9grands2017
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

There is an old tree like this on the Texas coast so I just had to go visit this one. When we arrived there was no one else there so we had the tree all to ourselves. It's a gorgeous old thing with it's limbs...More

Thank Shtrbug1
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This amazing tree was just a sapling when Columbus arrived in the new world. It has survived countless hurricanes including Katrina and its massive branches spread out and rest on the ground. It is a beautiful sight.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Although it just takes a minute to look at it, this is an amazing tree located in a beautiful setting. We were riding by and stopped to see. We ended up getting out and walking around and taking a couple of pictures. We enjoyed seeing...More

Thank Peas2013
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This tree is over 500 years old and survived Katrina. Simply amazing. If you are in the area, stop, even if just a short stop.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you ever want to be taken in by the beauty of nature, visit the beautiful Friendship Oak in Long Beach MS. It's amazing to see the heavy branches reaching out from the trunk of the tree. It's hundreds of years old and has withstood...More

Thank JRAP2013
Reviewed 5 April 2017

University of So. Mississippi is the home of this large tree. It is out front and easy to see and explore. Before Katrina, my kids climbed all over it. They do not let anyone climb on it now. Go see a legend. Its worth it....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Honestly, its a big old tree. If you are driving by it's worth a few minutes to stop by. I wouldn't go out of your way. Legend says if you meet friends under this tree you will remain friends forever.

Thank twnkultoes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Peaceful spot to sit with a friend. We took many pictures and love the story of all the people that have sat under it in 500 years.

Thank lwpmjp
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This tree is on the University grounds and easy to spot right off the main entrance. As mentioned before, parking isn't convenient but we could easily park about half a block down and walk up to the tree. It's very majestic!

Thank Lacey C
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