8.7 Excellent
     
Brunswick, Georgia

Blythe Island Regional Park Campground

Brunswick, Georgia



Brunswick, Georgia
Phone: (912) 279-2812

Sites: 97
Recent Rate: $40 7/2016

Latitude: 31.153801816438
Longitude: -81.547052824745

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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110 Reviews

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Our site was facing the small campground lake and was surrounded with palmettos. The check in staff was probably the most friendliest we've met on this trip. This campground almost has a tropical feel to it. The wifi at the sites is a little weak so we sat at the check in office which has a covered porch and plenty of seating. This has to be one of our top 3 places so far. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to spend the day at the beach on Jekyll Island and cap off the day with dinner at Tortuga Jacks.

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Review Count: 76
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful rustic campground with the longest pull through sites I have ever seen. The sites were nicely spaced and very private and quiet. Nice hiking trails. Would have liked to canoe, but the weather didn't cooperative. The signage within the campground could have been a little more clear, and the foliage needs some trimming, but overall it was a great stop. Definitely would recommend it if you like the rustic camping type feel. Convenient location for side trips to the islands. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
83
Site Surface
Concrete, Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Very spacious campsites with plenty of privacy provided by Palmetto palms. Good trails to walk on. Easy commute to Jekyll Island, St Simons Island, and Brunswick. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Sand

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a large, county run campground. There are lots of activities whether you're a camper or not. There is a large boat launch into the saltwater river. We saw lots of groups of people in the many pavilions scattered around. In the center of the campground is a large spring fed, freshwater lake with many adjoining canals that make for a great canoe/fishing trip; one one end is a large swimming area. Additionally, there are many long, well maintained trails for running, hiking or biking. Be sure to get a map at the front desk.
The sites are large, sandy, mostly flat with concrete pads. There is vegetation between each site so you don't feel quite so close. They have full hookups, cable and wifi. Accessing my Verizon service I had 2 bars. There were lots of no-see-ums and mosquitos (at no extra charge). The water taste was fine.
While the showers were clean and had hot water, they need hooks in the shower stalls to hang clothes and towels along with some place to hold shampoo and rinse. The drain in my shower was clogged up.
This campground is close to food, fuel (2 miles) and fun at Jekyll Island. The rangers constantly patrolled. We will definitely be back. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
90
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Choice of pull-through or back-in; all sites are level and nicely graveled. There was a lake for fishing and bike trails. The campground was very quiet. Stable power and good water quality and pressure. Handicap sites area available. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

We found that we detected the smell from the nearby paper mill in the mornings on the wind, but did not find it too objectionable. This area of Georgia was plagued (every campground) with swarms of gnats, but fortunately, one of the staff recommended White Citrus spray from Bath and Body Works as a good repellent for them.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

We really enjoyed our two night stay at Blythe Island Campground. We arrived after dark, but with good directions from the clerk we found our spot. Under all the trees and Spanish moss it was very dark and had it not been the only empty spot in general vicinity of where we were looking it might have been harder to find. However, in the daylight, you will have no problem at all. We had a lot of business to take care of the only full day we had so we were not able to enjoy any of the park's features. It looks like a wonderful place if you have several days to stay. Our site was level and hook ups were no trouble at all. Very friendly lady in the office. It appeared sites were not all the same size, but all were more than adequate. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Dirt, Sand

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our third stay at Blythe Island. The staff is very friendly and their maintenance staff is always active keeping the park in good shape. The camp ground is part of a regional park which includes a riverfront park and boat landing. There is also a lake for swimming and fishing.
There are many trees so it will be shaded in the warmer months and the sites are well spaced. No problems with electric, water or sewer hookups. The site was almost level. We have been there in November and February so it was not at all crowded. I suspect it is full in the warm season.
We found the location ideal to visit the surrounding areas such as St. Simons and Jekyll islands. It has easy access to Rt 95 and the surrounding roads are very good. Although the park is secluded, there are plenty of shopping, fuel, and restaurants in the area.
The only minor downside is the relative nearness of a paper mill. It is NOT close, but on a quiet night you can just hear the low background white noise of the plan. Not a big deal. Just thought you should know.
Each of our stays was for three nights. We will definitely return. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel, Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to visit St. Simons and Jekyll islands.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground has full hookups. Most sites are very large and there are many pull throughs. Be prepared with levelers as some sites aren't level side to side. Sites have full hookups, concrete patios, fire ring and picnic table. Parking area for RV and vehicle is sandy. Sites are well screened with shrubbery and trees. There are hiking/biking trails, canoe trails, swim area, fishing and boat launch. There is a laundry (3 washers/dryers). There are picnic shelters in the park. The park is gated at night. The park is very close to groceries, fuel/diesel, restaurants, etc. The park is about 20 min from Jekyll Island and about 25 from St Simons. At times the wind blew the odor from the pulpwood mill to the campground - it wasn't unbearable. At times the no-see-ums were bad. We would stay here again. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
95
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Grocery store, several dollar stores, restaurants, fuel, etcetera are about 3 miles from the park.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff was amazingly helpful with southern hospitality. One of the staff was outstanding with his knowledge of the local fishing and tides; they will also bring firewood to your site! The sites were very clean and level, we had site 41 and the other couple had 42 so if you're going with 2 campers these are perfect wide open sites with FULL hookups. It was very quiet and peaceful and other campers were friendly as they passed by. We didn't use the bathrooms, which were only a campsite away, but they were spotless. The pond is good for bass fishing and you can rent a John boat or kayak..no gas motors, the Brunswick River is just on the other side of the park that's good for salt water fishing. We felt safe with the security circling often, we will definitely be going back and will recommend it to others. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
41
Site Surface
Concrete, Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful, scenic grounds that are well maintained. Wooded sites are largest I've ever seen and quite easy to get in and out of. Abundance of trees provides shade and privacy. Drive thru sites are hard packed sand with a concrete pad for picnic table, stair landing area. Fresh water lake was good for swimming and kayaks were available for rent. Staff were very friendly, knowledgeable, and resourceful. East access to I95, gas stations, stores, and restaurants. Must see is St. Simon and Jekyll Islands. I loved Blythe Island Regional Park and would highly recommend. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
75
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

St. Simon and Jekyll Island are close by and a must see.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful campground and park owned by the county. It is large but the spaces are situated such that you have alot of privacy. We were in space #45 which was right across from the bathhouse. The spaces are hard packed sand and ours was level. There is a concrete patio that you can pull your camper up to so that when you step out you are on concrete. Each site had a picnic table and fire ring/grill top. The cable TV worked well for us as did the Wifi. There is a nice playground, a swimming lake, canoe rental, fishing and biking trail. There isn't a camp store, but they do sell ice. There are 2 soda machines. We have At&t cell service and had good reception. There is a Dollar General Store about 3 miles down the road if you need supplies. Overall, great experience! We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Fox's Pizza in downtown Brunswick was great! Definitely visit Jekyll Island and the Driftwood Beach. Both Jekyll Island and St. Simon's Island are beautiful.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of our favorite parks and we stop here for a break every time we go to Florida. The park has trails, water access to both ponds and the river and is located far enough from I-95 so that highway noise is not a problem. There is much to do in the area which makes this much better than just for an overnight stay. The only negative is the bugs, but that goes with the territory. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
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Review Count: 70
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great county run park!

Everything worked great. After 8pm campers have the entire park to themselves. The entrance to the park is locked at 8, but is the code is provided for after hours entry.

Good luck on getting a satellite signal due to the forest.

The roads are crushed rock and are in need of leveling. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

We have stayed at hundreds of campgrounds since 2007 and this is in the top 4 in the country in our opinion. Our site made us feel like we were alone. The people were friendly. We spent 9 days here instead of the original 5 we had planned. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

We visited Jekyl Island and even drove through their campground and was so very glad that we stayed at the Blythe Island campground as the Jekyl one was so crowded and closed in.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very pleasant campground but since it is close to water you better bring your bug spray for the mosquitoes. Very shady campsites. Although there are a lot of sites in this campground, it did not feel cramped since the spacing between sites was good and there are lots of trees. We camped at Blythe Island Regional Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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