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Driftwood Beach

Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Beautiful, unique beach

This beach has lots of old trees toppled and beach washed on the sand. It is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dawn Y
Such a beautiful place

Always the best place to go - go early in the morning and enjoy the solitude. Make sure to go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“dead trees” (43 reviews)
Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach has lots of old trees toppled and beach washed on the sand. It is a great place to explore, reflect and take photos. But bring your bug Spray! We were there as a storm roles in and the views were breathtaking.

Thank Dawn Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Always the best place to go - go early in the morning and enjoy the solitude. Make sure to go around the bend to see the best trees. When we were there we counted 15 turtle nests!

Thank marianne1115
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed walking around the beach; it was absolutely beautiful at sunset and very neat to see the natural tree formations.

Thank Love2TravelVA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Finally made a trip to Driftwood Beach after years of living in South Georgia. Stepping from the bushes on to the beach is stepping out among skeletons from another age. Everywhere there are the remnants of storm-tossed trees, twisted into fantastic shapes by the wind...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach is so unusual and worth seeing. The driftwood is everywhere on the shore and I have never seen anything like it before. Very interesting.

Thank Cindyonthego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best beach of the Golden Isles. So very pretty, big huge dead trees littering the beach. Lots of shells. Definitely would go back.

Thank Stephanie Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved walking on this beach and looking at all the driftwood! It was so beautiful and stunning. Very relaxing and a wonderful place to take photos. It's really worth a visit if you are in the area!

Thank hvcr26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not your ordinary beach with the many pieces of driftwood. Most are pretty good sized and make fit an unusual and beautiful. It is located a very short walk from the road and is close to the campground. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on Jekyll Island a trip to Driftwood Beach is a definite must. Rent some bikes and ride around the island with a definite stop here to get great pics.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on high Trip Advisor ratings, family went to Driftwood Beach to spend a few hours. The park had good parking and the beach was nice with a number of pieces of large driftwood on the beach as well as at the edge of the...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
If you are handicapped and can't walk very far is this a good beach to go to?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Schoolmans | Reviewed this property |
You would have to walk through a wooded area in sand. I would have someone walk the path first to see how soft it is. The beach itself is hard. Depending on how you maneuver through the driftwood you could see quite a bit of... More
Colleen D
Can I take some sand from the beach for a school project?
10 April 2017|
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Response from RoundTripFamily | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. This is a state park and it is protected but ask at the gate entrance. I know there are signs that you cannot take away any driftwood.
Do you accept pets
8 April 2017|
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Response from mechelleranderson | Reviewed this property |
There were a lot of dogs on the beach. So yes