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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

The Tree Spirits are really fun to find. Directions take you to a private neighborhood. We parked and walked through, taking pictures. We went to the visitors center (which has one also) and they provide a map of the locations. We found several, fun searching for them.

[EC, 05/22/2022]

Tree Spirits.

Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

Get the tree spirits map at the visitors center. The lady said it is the most common thing people ask about. Three of the seven tree carvings are in walking distance of the visitors center.

[Sue Reavis, 04/08/2021]

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]

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