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River Rock & Beach Pebbles as an Erosion Control Buffer

Updated: Dec 9, 2022

Learn all about River Rock & Beach Pebbles and why they make a great Erosion Control Buffer and Aesthetic addition to your Landscape




River Rock & Beach Pebbles Sediment

Color: Various Colors Size: 2-64 millimeters Hardness: Varies ​

  • Can be Formed From Any Type of Rock

  • Found on Beaches and on River Beds

  • Prevents Erosion

  • Ground Covering that Insulates Plants

  • Provides Excellent Water Filtration

  • Aesthetically Pleasing



Did you know that River Rocks are actually Beach Pebbles that have been landlocked? The Earth used to look a lot different. In fact, most of the State of Georgia was once covered by sea water. When the ancient seas receded, beach pebbles became trapped in what are now our rivers and lakes and became "River Rocks."


Cool facts


  • Some of Man's very first tools were made from Pebbles dating back to the Palaeolithic period



  • River Rocks/Beach Pebbles can be formed from sedimentary, igneous, or metamorphic rocks depending on where they're found in the world


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