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Cumberland Island National Seashore

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Address: Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
Phone Number: 912-882-4336
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Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.

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Southern Beauty All Around

Cumberland Island is by far one of my favorite places in Georgia. I try to visit every time that I am down from Alaska. It is perfect for adventure seekers. The ferrel horses are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Anchorage, Alaska
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Deming, New Mexico
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286 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride was the only thing to recommend. If you expect to see Mustangs running wild on the beach prepare yourself for lots of jungle and horses trying to find enough to eat. If you expected a large wilderness area, prepare yourself for a road thru it with tours, locals and Forest service staff driving on it while in... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cumberland Island is by far one of my favorite places in Georgia. I try to visit every time that I am down from Alaska. It is perfect for adventure seekers. The ferrel horses are a must see, and the beach comping is fantastic!

2 Thank Kjam60880
Thomasville, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cumberland Island, one the Golden Isles along the coast of Georgia had one of the best beaches I have ever experienced. Sparsely populated and pristine clean, Of course, when you think of Cumberland Island you think of horses, right? I was shocked to hear the horses are malnourished and are plagued w/ parasites, yes they are wormy and go untreated.... More 

1 Thank pistachioalmond2015
Savannah, Georgia
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189 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the ferry over and stayed until 4:45. We went to the ruins, saw the horses grazing. Continued on to the beach, had to walk around some deep water on the trail due to rains, but it was doable. Beach was lovely, for November the weather was perfect and warm. Relaxed on the beach for about an hour and headed... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read a lot of information before going to Cumberland Island. Almost hesitated when I noticed several comments about how the place was overrun with ticks and bugs. We took our bug spray, but never had to use it and had no problems at all with bugs of any kind. We were there the last week in June. This was my... More 

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Baker City, Oregon
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned for our second trip to Cumberland Island. The first time we went was before we had kids. It was amazing to visit the ruins, walk along miles of beaches, and hike through the live oak forests. This time we had 4 and 6 year old kids and were a little more limited in the amount of hiking... More 

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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112 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cumberland Island was not at all what all what I expected, but I still thoroughly enjoyed it. When I read about the wild horses, I imagined herds of horses running around the dunes like a Hollywood western. Not at all reality. The reality is that the horses walk around the property and eat grass. But there is something very relaxing... More 

1 Thank DemandingGuest
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71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the ferry from St. Mary's to the island. Rented bicycles and rode to Plum Orchard and then back down to Dungeness. Highlight was short hike to Stafford Beach which is off the main road. Do not miss this hike the beach is breathtaking. If you plan to rent bikes go on the early 9:00 ferry and make a run... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've visited Cumberland Island many times, starting in my youth. The isolated beach is quiet, serene and just utterly amazing. It's a must-go if in Southeast Georgia.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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461 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This is a beautiful island and a great treasure for the National Park Service. I took the ferry from St. Marys and the visitor center to the Dungeness Dock. I hiked to Dungeness on the south side of the island and took lots of pictures around the old mansion. I saw scores of wild horses, a snake, an armadillo, a... More 

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