St. Simons Island, Georgia: Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

Eerie faces carved into oak trees to represent sailors who drowned on ships made from St. Simons trees.

Kings Way, St. Simons Island, GA
Several places around island, visitor center provides free map: Village Oaks off Ocean Blvd, the corner of Demere Rd and Skylane Drive; Demere Rd at the north end of the airport; Mallory St. next to Murphy's Tavern; at Redfern Village, 3305 Frederica Rd; and a cluster on the south side of Kings Way between Park Ave. and Mallory St.
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Tree spirit.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

Stop in at the Golden Isles Welcome Center at 529 Beachview Drive (M-Sa 9-5, Su 12-5) and get a map to where all of the tree spirits are. We rented a golf cart and drove to all of the locations. We had a blast.

[Bordeauxbarb, 03/12/2019]

Mermaid tree spirit.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

Really fun tracking these down. Directions in the description aren't very good. Save some time -- go to visitors center [for a map].

[Carl Wagoner, 01/01/2018]

Mermaid tree.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

There is a new mermaid spirit near the visitor center.

[Laine, 10/20/2016]

Tree spirit.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

New development is well under way and most lots contain a home now. It was fun to search out the "spirits" but felt a little strange creepin' around the neighborhood. I'm not sure how many "spirits" are there to find, but we only saw two.

[Drumbabe, 07/31/2013]

Tree spirit.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

Map correction! Coming onto island on Kings Way make first right turn AFTER Fairway Drive. Park Loop is no longer there! Large group of the Tree Spirits are in an undeveloped development called Village Oaks.

[Mavis & Jeff, 10/28/2011]

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