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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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HOT camping but BEAUTIFUL!

We arrived on Saturday to hike up to Brickhill River to camp for the night. My husband and I hike regularly but this was the most difficult. The ranger warned us and she was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
lindamomof5
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Georgia
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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived on Saturday to hike up to Brickhill River to camp for the night. My husband and I hike regularly but this was the most difficult. The ranger warned us and she was right! It was very, very hot! We hiked all day and made a detour to Plum Orchard to take the tour and get some water. The... More 

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to take the Land & Legacy Tour of the island rather than do our own tour. The Land & Legacy Tour takes the better part of a day to complete. You are taken from the ferry and boarded onto an air conditioned park van for the tour. All in all we had a wonderful experience. Here are the... More 

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1 Thank bluejay377
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband reserved a spot online for the ferry from St. Mary's to CI. Check-in was easy followed by an orientation before boarding the ferry. The ferry ride was approx. 45 min. We disembarked at the Sea Camp dock and were given directions to the beach. The trails were well marked, an easy .5-.75 mile walk to the beach and... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a full day hiking the trails, exploring the ruins, swimming and taking pictures. This was our first time at Cumberland, but it won't be our last. Would like to go back and camp overnight. If you go, please remember that there is no food or drinks available for sale on the island. Water is provided in a few limited... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 9 am ferry over to the island and then walked toward the southern end and the Dungeness Ruins. Horses everywhere, right next to buildings and private residences, on the road and on the beach. The wild turkeys are big!! Lots of great hiking trails. We left on the 2:45 ferry having spent 4+ on the island walking... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go camping here every year as a family and love it. You can come over for the day on the ferry or stay at one of the campgrounds. Sea camp has a bath house and in just next to the beach and a 1/2 mile from the ranger station. It can be crowded and loud but is very convenient.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the ferry ride over to the Island on a recent Sunday. This turned out to be an amazing trip. We got out at the Ice House Museum Dock and were greeted immediately by the wild horses. We followed the ranger on a free tour of the southern part of island just to be familiar with the history and... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cumberland Island was absolutely beautiful. The horses were roaming in the ruins and we were able to get super close. The bike ride, however, is not a good idea. The road was sandy therefore making it hard to ride the bikes. Also take plenty of water. There are no stations on the island to get any supplies or food. We... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cumberland Island is just one of those 'must see' places. Really and truly a destination to make sure you visit at least once in your lifetime. Very hot during the summer so if you can plan your trip for a slightly cooler time of the year, it may make it more enjoyable. On this trip I did the 'Lands &... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first trip to CI, so I didn't know what to expect except from other reviews. Initially I was going to rent bikes but at the last minute we took the walking tour. The ferry has two stops that are close together. We disembarked the boat at the first stop, the Dungeness Dock, with the Park Ranger. The... More 

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