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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: +1 912-882-4336
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Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.

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Natural beauty surround island history

Previous visits over 35 years have been to walk the paths and boardwalks, watch the life in the marshes, check out the horse herds, and walk the miles of unspoiled beach. This... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Previous visits over 35 years have been to walk the paths and boardwalks, watch the life in the marshes, check out the horse herds, and walk the miles of unspoiled beach. This visit was for the Lands and Legacies Tour which visited previously unseen northern end of island by van with tour guide. Cumberland is the greatest whichever way you... More 

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Ashland, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about trips to Cumberland Island from our friends in Lexington KY so while we would be in Savannah, we decided to make reservations for the ferry and the Land and Legacies Tour. I had assumed it would be a typical trip on a low-inhabited island of sea grass and TripAdvisor reviews were excellent. What a surprise -... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a National Park only reachable by ferry. We hiked north on the parallel trail through the forest . Saw armadillos and walked under a beautiful canopy of trees, After 2 miles we cut across the dunes at a crossing to the ocean, . It was a windy, cool day on this secluded stretch of beach. Good place to... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the island and ferry ride over were very pleasant, there is a staggering lack of information provided on the website to plan the trip. First of all, there is no mention of a cost for the ferry. There's a page for ferry times and one for fees and passes, but both of them fail to mention the $28 per... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Plan to spend the night. Main campground is really well maintained with running water bathroom. Also has rugged back country spots. Spend time talking to the ranger; very interesting. Pick your topic: boars, turtles, horses, island development progress. Still very undeveloped feral horses, historic landmarks and wildlife. You can't go wrong.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

My daughter is a nature girl and I wanted to surprise her for her birthday and boy just in the nick of time as hurricane Matthew was making its way in. We still had a wonderful time raining and all. It was an absolutely beautiful park to visit. We were up close to horses, saw deer, turkeys, cardinals, armadillos, and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I have been to Cumberland Island a couple times. The best part is feeling you have the island to yourself. No commercial development makes this island wonderful. What you take on the island, you must take off. Lots of wildlife. We were able to take a tour with the ranger guide Robin who was very passionate about the island and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I have wanted to go camping on Cumberland Island for years. (My ex-wife and I tried to do a day trip years ago but the ferry was full, so just walked around St Marys and went to visitor center on mailand... Make ferry reservations online and don't miss the ferry check in!) It is not a fancy campground with lots... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful national treasure! We really enjoyed our time on the island. Be sure to pack food and plenty of water. There are no markets on the island. Strongly recommend the guided tour.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see Cumberland, but don't think you can walk it....I recommend the Land and Legacy Tour. The island is too large to walk and biking is hard due to the sand. We wanted to see the historical homes and other buildings on the north end and the ruins. The tour was perfect for that. Carry bug spray... More 

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