Dog Friendly Activities in St. Simons Island, GA

There are 9 dog friendly activities in St. Simons Island. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in St. Simons Island.

Pet Friendly Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Frederica National Monument Fort Frederica National Monument is pet-friendly. Once a thriving British town and fort founded in 1736 by General James Edward Oglethorpe, this pet-friendly structure was designed to defend the northern colonies against Spanish attack. Dogs must be leashed, well-behaved and cleaned up after. There are dog waste bag stations at the entrance to the historic area, and at the dinghy dock, plus water fountains for dogs and people on the breezeway porch of the visitor center. Fort Frederica National Monument is open every day of the week from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Saint Simons Island Beaches
Saint Simons Island Beaches Dotted along St. Simons Island, GA, Saint Simons Island Beaches are dog friendly in accordance with Glynn County regulations. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, dogs are prohibited on the beaches from 9am-6pm. 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
Frederica Park Dog Park Fido is invited to explore the dog park located at Frederica Park in St. Simons Island, GA. This spacious park has separate areas for large and small dogs, and each side has a water bowl, shade, and benches for owners. After Fido expends his energy in the dog park, re-attach his leash and visit Frederica Park's playfields, hard surface running trail, public restrooms, picnic shelters, and children's playground. See Details
Epworth Dog Park Bring Fido to Epworth Dog Park in St. Simons Island, GA. This spacious, fenced-in dog run is hugely popular among locals and visitors alike. The dog park is located within Epworth Park, a recreational area that is home to tennis courts, pickleball courts, restroom facilities, picnic areas, and the dog park. See Details
High Tide Carts Check out this locally-owned golf cart rental company offering pet-friendly carts for daily and weekly rentals. See Details
Kings Park Dog Run Kings Park Dog Run features a small and large dog area in St. Simons Island, GA. Water fountains are available to keep Fido hydrated. Have a seat on a bench in the shade and watch your pup have the time of their life! See Details
Ace Garden Center Ace Garden Center is a dog-friendly retailer located in St. Simons Island, GA. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you when shopping for plants, trees, shrubs, landscape architecture, yard art, birdhouses and much more. See Details
Island Ace Hardware Island Ace Hardware in St, Simons Island, GA, is dog friendly. Leashed pets can accompany you inside the store. Ace Hardware is a popular retail chain supplying household tools, lighting and electrical equipment, garden supplies, paint, home decor, heating and cooling products, and building supplies. See Details
Kings Park Kings Park is a dog-friendly park in St. Simons Island, GA. Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy a walk with you at this park full of majestic shade trees. See Details
Driftwood Beach Driftwood Beach in Jekyll Island, GA is dog friendly. This sandy area 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
Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours Dogs are welcome to join you for a private, pet-friendly tour with Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours to see one of Georgia's Golden Isles. You can experience a sunset tour and get up close and personal with dolphins and other sea life in their natural habitat. Sunset tours depart an hour before sunset and wind around the waterways of the Golden Isles. Make sure you contact the tour operator in advance to see if there's room on board for your dog. See Details
Fort King George State Historic Site Leashed dogs are allowed on the grounds of Fort King George State Historic Site, a pet-friendly site in Darien, GA. This is the oldest remaining English fort in Georgia. While Fido isn't allowed inside the historic buildings, you can both enjoy the lovely trails around the area. See Details
Marina Dog Park Marina Dog Park is an enclosed, grassed half-acre area at Brunswick Landing Marina in Brunswick, GA. Fido can stretch his legs and run off leash at this waterfront park or accompany you for a stroll across the 22 open acres overlooking the river. See Details
North Loop Trail North Loop Trail is a pet-friendly pathway and part of the Jekyll Island, GA trail network. This paved trail is great for cycling, walking with your pooch and exploring one of the Golden Isles. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and cleaned up after. See Details
Jekyll Island Beach Jekyll Island Beach in Jekyll Island, GA, is pet friendly. Leashed pets are allowed year-round. Keep pets out of the dunes and the area between South Dunes Picnic Area and and 2,000 feet northeast of St. Andrews Picnic Area. Please clean up after your pets. See Details
Great Dunes Beach Park Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners at pet-friendly Great Dunes Beach Park on Jekyll Island, GA. Part of the Golden Isles string of small islands off the coast of the southern state, this stretch of beach is a great place to take Fido for a nice stroll. See Details
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Dogs on leashes under six feet are welcome at pet-friendly Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation in Brunswick, GA. This former rice plantation is home to nature trails and a section of Georgia's Colonial Coast Birding Trail where you can spot over 300 different species of bird. Fido is welcome to join you on both of these, but isn't permitted inside any of the historic buildings at the state park. See Details
Ocean View Trail Dog-friendly Ocean View Trail is part of the Jekyll Island, GA Trail System. This paved stretch starts outside the Jekyll Island Convention Center, and dogs are welcome to enjoy the view along the coast by your side. Pets must be leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Blue Streak Dog Park Blue Streak Dog Park is located inside Howard Coffin Park in Brunswick, GA. This large off-leash area offers Fido plenty of room to run and make new friends. Pets must be supervised in the park. See Details
Sapelo Island Tours Join Jim Morrison, local writer and history buff for a dog-friendly tour of Sapelo Island in Darien, GA. Two tours are offered- a half day tour of half the island or a whole day tour of the entire island. Tours meet at the Sapelo Island Visitor's Center. Leashed or held dogs are allowed on the ferry that will take you to the island. Upon arriving, you'll spend your time viewing an unusual turkey fountain, mansion, lighthouse, historic area, and more. You may opt for a tour in a motorized vehicle or a walking tour. See Details
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