Nestled on the southwest side of Jekyll Island, next to the salt marsh on the pristine ’Tidelands’ Pond, is one of Jekyll’s hidden treasures, 4-H Tidelands Nature Center. Tidelands offers coastal ecology programs for the public & 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. Come take a look at all we have to offer!

ANNUAL Tidelands Art Sale- Sat – Feb 18, 2023 9:30am- 4:30pm at the Morgan Center, located in the Jekyll Island Historic District

4-H Tidelands Nature Center is hosting its Annual “Art Inspired by Nature Sale and Auction” on Saturday, February 18th from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Morgan Center in Jekyll Island’s Historic District. Local artists will showcase their work including paintings, metal sculptures, scarves, bath and body products, and woodwork. Auction items include artwork, restaurant gift cards, kayak and horseback tours, a trip to Sapelo Island, Little St. Simon’s Island,  Jax Zoo, Oatland Island Education Center, and more! The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 18th at the Morgan Center on Jekyll. Proceeds go toward enhancing and educational exhibits at Tidelands. Call Tidelands at 912-635-5032 for more information.


Come see live animals native to our Georgia coast.

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

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

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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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