Dog Friendly Beaches in Georgia

Dog friendly beaches are heaven on earth for Fido. And since sandy paws equal happy dogs, we’ve sniffed out the best beaches in Georgia where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. Use the links/map below to find a dog-friendly beach in Georgia.

Pet Friendly Jekyll Island Beach
Jekyll Island Beach Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach year round. Keep pets out of the dunes and the area between South Dunes Picnic Area and 2,000 northeast of St. Andrews Picnic Areas pets. See Details
Pet Friendly Saint Simons Island Beaches
Saint Simons Island Beaches Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, dogs are prohibited on the beach from 9am-6pm except between Beach Access Points 1-6. During allowable times and in non-summer months, dogs may be unleashed on the beach as long as they remain under the immediate control of the handler. If on leash, the leash can be no greater than 10 feet long. Handlers must clean up after pets. See Details
Tidwell Park at Lake Lanier This is a place where people launch their boats, however, there are places where people can bring their dogs there, too, and provides easy access to the lake for dogs and people alike! See Details
Driftwood Beach Dogs are welcome on Driftwood Beach. This pet-friendly sandy area on Jekyll Island is covered in beautiful pieces of driftwood, perfect for Fido to hide under when it's hot. Dogs must be on a leash, but they can still have fun wandering in the calm surf and on the golden sand. See Details
Great Dunes Beach Park Dogs are welcome to join their owners at Great Dunes Beach Park on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Part of the Golden Isles string of small islands off the coast of the southern state, this stretch of beach on the island is a great place to take Fido for a nice stroll. They must remain on a leash for the duration of their visit and all mess should be cleaned up after them. See Details
Appalachian Outfitters - Canoeing and Kayaking Appalachian Outfitters - Canoeing and Kayaking offers a pet-friendly float down the Yahoola River. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 10am to 3pm and Friday to Saturday from 9am to 3pm. See Details