ANNOUNCEMENT

Georgia 4-H has no higher priority than the health and safety of guests and staff members.  To learn more about how we are pledging our head, heart, and hands to promote healthy 4-H facilities, please read “Georgia 4-H Facilities: COVID-19 Response.”
To learn more about what we offer and who we serve at 4-H facilities, please read “Georgia 4-H Facilities – Overview.”

The nature center is open! To do our best to keep guests, staff, and our animals safe we have shortened our hours to allow for extra cleaning and sanitizing. Guests and staff will be required to wear face masks indoors at Tidelands. Social distancing is also required so we have limited capacity for visitors. We are excited to welcome guests and share what we know about Georgia’s coastal ecology and its inhabitants! 

Located on the southwest side of Jekyll Island, adjacent to the salt marsh on the pristine ’Tidelands’ salt pond, 4-H Tidelands Nature Center offers hands-on coastal ecology programs for the general public and school groups, guided kayak tours, canoe rentals, and a live coastal species exhibit gallery. In keeping with Georgia 4-H Environmental Education program objectives, Tidelands strives to develop an awareness, knowledge, and appreciation for the environment, as we connect participants with Georgia’s coastal ecosystems.

EXHIBIT GALLERY

Our exhibit area is home to live animals native to our Georgia coast.

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KAYAK TOURS AND CANOE RENTALS

Join us for a guided kayak tour of Jekyll Island’s tidal creeks.

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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Learn about coastal ecology through hands-on environmental education programs.

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Jekyll Island visitors are welcome to join our public coastal ecology programs.

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4-H Tidelands Nature Center
100 S. Riverview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: (912) 635-5032
Fax: (912) 635-4145
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Click here for the latest information on upcoming events at Tidelands.

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