Located on Beachview Drive in St. Simons' Pier Village
district, Neptune Park
is an oceanfront public park that families flock to each night during warm weather months. Neptune Park features picnic tables under stately oak trees, a children's playground, a miniature golf course, swimming pool, lots of benches for relaxing by the sea, a fishing pier, and a bandstand where events are held throughout the year. Call 912.265.0620 or visit the Neptune Park
web page for more information.
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum
First constructed in 1807 by James Gould on Couper's Point, this towering, 104 foot lighthouse was reconstructed in 1872 on the same site to replace the original which was destroyed by retreating Confederate forces in 1862. A beautifully restored 1872 lighthouse keeper's home complements the lighthouse. Located at 101 12th Street, near Neptune Park
in the Pier Village
. Call 912.638.4666 or visit the St. Simons Lighthouse Museum
web page for more information and hours of operation.
The Pier Village
Located on the south end of the Island, this is a popular destination and the social hub of the Island, with plenty of restaurants
, and entertainment
options. Here you'll find expansive views of the ocean around you, as well as the St. Simons Lighthouse and Museum
, Neptune Park
with its oceanside pool and facilities, miniature golf course, playground, and an oak shaded picnic area, public library and theatre. And of course the St. Simons Pier
on the waterfront causeway overlooking Jekyll Island
across the way and the port of Brunswick
just around the way. The Pier
is always bustling with activity, and you can cast a line or a crab trap here or just sit back and enjoy the show.