Cumberland Island National Seashore

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Cumberland Island Information

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.

Making an Impact

Visiting Cumberland Island

Map of the Park

Cumberland Island National Seashore
P.O. Box 806
St. Marys , GA

Parks Near Cumberland Island National Seashore

Students at the Kingsley Plantation
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, offers years of history and the natural beauty of salt marshes and coastal dunes.
Dirt trail at Fort Caroline National Memorial
Timucuans Fort Caroline National Memorial honors the short-lived French presence in 16th century Florida. Enjoy hiking paths and historical re-enactments.
Fort ruins along the water
Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
The Castillo de San Marcos was a post of the Spanish Empire guarding St. Augustine, the first permanent European settlement in the continental United States.
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