Pet Friendly Info

Meet our dog – Ross the Bird Hunter!

St. Simons Dog and Pet Rules

• Dogs are prohibited on the beach from the Saturday before Memorial  Day through Labor Day between the  hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, except between Beach Access Points 1-6.

• During  allowable times and in non-summer months, dogs are allowed on any portion of the beach but must be within close  proximity and under the immediate control of the owner/handler.

• Dogs are permitted on the Pier provided that they are leashed at all times.

Nature Trails

With an abundance of trails in the Golden Isles to choose from, you and your pup will be able to stay in shape during your trip to the Golden Isles. Area nature trails are also a great way to experience the local wildlife and learn about the area’s beautiful environment.

St. Simons Island Trail System – Discover the charm of St. Simons Island via bicycle, with more than 30 miles of bike paths. You will be surrounded by beautiful mossy live oaks, marshlands, river views and ocean views along the way!

Southeast Georgia Health System Fitness Trail – Handicap accessible, the half-mile, paved trail is open daily from daylight to dusk. It curves and winds its way through a forest of live oaks, cedars, bamboo, and other native plants. Benches and fitness stations are there for you to use along the way.

Alice Richards Botanical Trail – Located within Frederica Park, the trail is where native plant species have been re-introduced to land that was once used for timber farming. The trail features a gazebo, children’s area of faerie houses and a labyrinth.


Dog Parks

Frederica Park

Located at the north end of St. Simons Island, off of Lawrence Road, Frederica Park’s dog park is the perfect place to explore with your pup. You could spend countless hours playing Frisbee, walking around or just relaxing with your furry friend. In addition to the dog park, Frederica Park also features a children’s playground, a hard surface jogging trail, picnic shelters and public restrooms.

Howard Coffin Park
402 Sonny Miller Way, Brunswick, GA 31520