Cumberland Island National Seashore

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Cumberland Island is Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island, full of pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches, and wide marshes.

Come walk in the footsteps of early natives, explorers, and wealthy industrialists, where the stories of both man and nature live.

Cumberland Island is 17.5 miles long and totals 36,415 acres, of which 16,850 are marsh, mud flats, and tidal creeks. It is well known for its sea turtles, wild turkeys, wild horses, armadillos, abundant shore birds, dune fields, maritime forests, salt marshes, and historic structures.

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