As you make your way onto Jekyll Island, you will find a variety of experiences to enjoy including, beach access, our historic landmark district, the Clam Creek fishing pier, miles of bicycle trails, and more. As a state park, all vehicles entering Jekyll Island are required to have a valid parking pass.
Purchase Parking Pass
Start here to purchase a single day, multi-day, or annual parking pass.
Our new entry gate system provides a series of efficiencies and safety enhancements for visitors as the travel onto the island.
- Intuitive touchscreen payment kiosks that offer tailored multi-day pass purchases
- Overhead digital display message boards allowing rotating messaging based on gate traffic, including an annual pass lane
- Median digital displays prompting drivers to STOP or PROCEED to maintain space between vehicles
- License plate recognition cameras for annual pass holders and increased security and safety operations
- A modernized online account portal for more comprehensive annual pass purchases and renewals
- Durable foam gate arms with increased response time for traffic flow
If you have a vehicle decal, you can continue to use this decal through the month of its expiration.
Continue using your pass as normal.
No, prox cards are not compatible with our new entry gate system. Instead, the new system uses license plate recognition to identify your vehicle and lift the gate arm.
It depends on the type of pass you previously had…
If you did not provide contact information when you purchased your prox card, you will need to contact the Guest Information Center to have your account setup in the online system.
If you are a current corporate account holder, you will have multiple vehicles attached to one account and can renew these as needed. Corporate accounts must contact the Guest Information Center to set up or adjust account access.
No. The parking fee is charged per vehicle per day. Bicycles and pedestrians can enter through the entry gate at no charge.
The Jekyll Island day parking pass rate will be increased on select dates to manage an increase in visitation to the island. The $4 increase only applies to daily parking passes and does not apply to annual passes.
July 4, 2022: Independence Day Fireworks
Approximately thirty days in advance of your parking pass expiration date, you will receive a letter and renewal form from the Foundation. Your pass will continue to be managed by the Jekyll Island Foundation. Should you have questions, you can contact the Foundation.
No, the annual parking pass is vehicle specific and must be registered to a specific make, model and license plate.
You can transfer your permit to a temporary vehicle up to 6 times in a year. Must be done PRIOR to arriving at Jekyll Island.
Log into your account, find the permit you wish to update and add new vehicle information (make/model) & license plate. This must be done PRIOR to arriving at Jekyll Island.
If any object is blocking your license plate there is a fair chance the system will not read/recognize your license plate. Press the HELP/INTERCOM button in the lane for assistance. Staff is available 24/7. Staff will ask for the name of the account and will find/verify your active permit and grant access.
We’re here for you.
Call a Guest Information Specialist at 912.635.3636
Visit the Guest Information Center
Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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