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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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Heaven with horses

I cannot remember the last time I enjoyed a day as much as I did the day I spent wandering around Cumberland Island. I got a bike from the Greyfield Inn and within minutes I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I cannot remember the last time I enjoyed a day as much as I did the day I spent wandering around Cumberland Island. I got a bike from the Greyfield Inn and within minutes I was entirely on my own, biking down the shady leaf-covered paths to the beach. Wild horses were actually everywhere and they never got old. The... More 

1 Thank Bijou177
Indianapolis, Indiana
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99 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the day and the tour here. Was glad that we had enough time to visit the beach for a bit before catching the ferry back. Beautiful island with interesting history.

1 Thank KL S
Edmond, OK
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105 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cumberland Island has been on my list for 3-4 years now, since I heard about it. It didn't disappoint, even though the weather was quite cold. If you want to unplug and just "be", enjoying nature and some amazing history and intriguing stories, go here. I want to go back and walk for miles on that beach!

1 Thank Sheryl M
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly the best beach on the East Coast. There is not a building in sight, except for Amelia Island in the distance. Hard sand, so riding a bike down the beach is a great option.

Thank James P
Clarksburg, West Virginia
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

boat trip was smooth. rangers were friendly and informative.. the ruins were super cool to see and the horses were out in several places..saw wild turkeys also .. found some good shells ... wish they had better signs marking the paths

Thank Twila C
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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262 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride from St. Mary's settles you in for a wonderful visit. Beautiful moss draped oaks,stark ruins of a bygone era, wild horses and deserted beaches! I mean, come on does it get much better !?! Park staff are informative and glad to give you a tip as to their favorite hikes. Just a full on wonderful day. All... More 

Thank Michael S
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It all starts at St Marys. Reserve a room at the Riverview. Make sure you get the box lunch. Grab the kids and head for the ferry! Welcome to the best kept secret and #1 wilderness beach in America. If you are lucky enough to live in St Marys, this is your beach. Grab your boat and head east. pull... More 

3 Thank cbbnsoul
Jacksonville, Florida
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Cumberland Island takes some effort, unlike most State and National Parks that can be accessed by car anytime they are open. This National Seashore only allows 300 visitors a day, and usually there a many less. Riding the ferry back and forth is alone worth the price of admission. But the island experience is at once a... More 

3 Thank ABPV
Kingsland, Georgia
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son's 3rd grade STEM class here in St Marys went to Cumberland Island for a field trip. We had a wonderful time! The ferry ride over was lots of fun. We then walked through the shaded path to the beach. There were many different trees and plants, so we learned all about them on our way. When we arrived... More 

3 Thank Kimberly N
Oil City, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We stumbled upon this place while traveling south during Christmas vacation. We did not get a chance to go over to the island via ferry because we actually arrived on Christmas day. The place is gorgeous and the people were so friendly. We will be returning to experience camping on the island and all of the other amenities the little... More 

1 Thank Jeanne B

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