Jekyll Island Campground
1197 Riverview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
$41/day full hook-up
$26/day primitive tent
$3.25 per dog
Reservations can be made for a particular site.
CHECK IN/OUT: Check in at 2 pm/Check out at 12 pm.
MAPS: At Entry Office
145 full hook-up
12 primitive tent sites
1 group site
PULL THRUS: Yes
PICNIC SHELTERS: No
SITE SURFACE: Dirt
HOOK-UPS: Water & 30/50 Amp
DUMP STATION: Yes
SHADE TREES: Yes
BOAT RAMP: No
General store, Pickleball court, Bike rentals, and Bird Sanctuary
PET FRIENDLY: Yes
St Simons Island
Jekyll Island Campground is located on the northern end of Jekyll Island State Park near Driftwood Beach and the fishing pier. The campground is on 18 wooded acres and offers plenty of shade to relax and enjoy all the island has to offer. Jekyll Island is a Georgia State Park but the campground is run by a private vendor.
Jekyll Island was established in 1947 as a State Park and is steeped in history. The island is off the coast of Georgia in Glynn County and is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia barrier islands.
Jekyll was once a private retreat and hunting club for families such as Rockefeller, Morgan, Vanderbilt, Pulitzer and Baker. The Historic District includes most of the buildings erected during the Jekyll Island Club era. Tram tours run several times daily and guides describe much of the history of this area.
The restaurants on Jekyll Island are very friendly and choices range from casual to elegant. St Simons Island is close by with even more choices and delicious fresh seafood.
We camped here in December 2017 in our Travato Van for three nights and loved walking on the beach and riding our bikes all over the island. The sites are a little close but the WIFI and cable is great. We love Jekyll Island and will return to camp here again.
DIRECTIONS FROM ATLANTA:
From Atlanta take I-75 S/I-85 S
Keep left to continue onto I-75 S toward Macon, GA for approx 75 miles
Use the left lane to take exit 165 for I-16 E toward Savannah, GA. travel 156 miles
Take exit 157 A for I-95 S toward Brunswick/Jacksonville. travel 69 miles
Take exit 29 for US-17 N/US-82 E
Turn left onto US-17N for 5.5 miles
Turn right onto GA-520 E for 6.6 miles
Follow signs for the campground
Link to Google map here
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