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Cumberland Island National Seashore

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Address: Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
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Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.

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Amazing wonderful location to backpack

Trip Report (Cumberland Island March, 2017) So we spent the night last Wed in a hotel in Kingsland . Up bright and early Thursday to take the ferry over to Cumberland Island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Trip Report (Cumberland Island March, 2017) So we spent the night last Wed in a hotel in Kingsland . Up bright and early Thursday to take the ferry over to Cumberland Island Sea camp. Got started hiking around 10:45 and made it to Stafford Beach (3.5 miles) about an hour and a half later. We were animated and sharing stories... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just beautiful. Lots of history. Many trails. Good camping facilities. You have to bring everything with you and take it away. Bikes to rent but no paved roads. Maritime forest, ocean beaches, and miles of marshes are the main attractions. You can really be alone with yourself and nature here.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will never forget a trip to this island. There are 4 ferry times to get there - 2 outbound in the am and 2 returning in the afternoon. You can book the ferry online or purchase tickets at the park museum at the dock It is a separate cost to see the island - a fee for entrance to... More 

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Bartow, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 10 and 9 year olds for the day. We walked down river trail and cut over to the ruins... then walked to the beach for the rest of the day. A lot of walking for the kids, but so worth it! We saw about 20 horses throughout the day... absolutely amazing! The ferry was super crowded so... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a windy day in March we boarded the National Park ferry in St Mary's Georgia bound for Cumberland Island National Seashore and a 6 hour tour of the Island I was skeptical, not a person who enjoys "van" tours I envisioned a boring day of facts being scrunched in a small van bored to death. WOW was I ever... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day on the island, and brushed across the top of the history and things to see and explore. Will defiantly revisit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reserve your ferry tickets for a boat ride from St. Marys to a semi-tropical wilderness: live oaks draped in Spanish moss...emptiest, widest beach I've ever walked...snow-white dunes...ghostly ruins...armadillos and feral horses. Originally a summer spot for the Carnegie family, it's now a tightly-managed national park--not too many tourists are allowed on the island at any given time. Visit the spooky... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you're a tent camper or an Inn sleeper, Cumberland Island National Seashore is a place you should attempt to visit at least once in your life. Once this was primarily owned for a getaway by the Carnegie family -with multiple 'houses' (HA) at different locations about this ~ 18 mile stretch of land. Accessed by ferry, kayak, private boat... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While Amelia Island to the south and Hilton Head to the north have been developed....Cumberland Island is a time capsule into how the barrier islands once were.

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cumberland was a real surprise for us. We very much enjoyed the island. So pretty with the thick forests. And loved the dunes and beach. Able to pick up a lot of shells too. We did take the van tour offered which was very good. Our guide was quite knowledgeable. The only negative is that there is a lot of... More 

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