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Cumberland Island National Seashore

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Address: Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
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Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.

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A visit to Cumberland is well worth the 45 minute ferry ride that we took from St. Mary's Georgia. The beach was pristine and the weather perfect for an early February day. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Nancy B
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Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A visit to Cumberland is well worth the 45 minute ferry ride that we took from St. Mary's Georgia. The beach was pristine and the weather perfect for an early February day. We saw wild horses at the Dungeness Ruins, wild turkeys and armadillos as we ate our picnic lunch. We took the 11:45 a.m. And returned on the 4:45.... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be fair, it's a good experience in the States to visit another state and being on the Atlantic ocean by visiting this island. I do not ride bicycles, and it definitely needs a bicycle if you want to go far... I walked a lot before being able to see the seashore (there is a shortcut, but I wanted to... More 

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WADSWORTH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Cumberland Island using the ferry from Fernandina Beach to Greyfield Inn, an old Carnegie mansion. The fee paid for the ferry, lunch, use of the Inn and bicycles. It was a perfect day. The island is beautiful, with a canopy of live oak and palm underbrush. Feral horses roam the island, and were a hoot to watch.... More 

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Marysville, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful Island! Wild horses, pig, turkeys , .. A place to bird watch, hike , swim, camp. The history of the Island is amazing. Kennedy got married in the small church in the middle of this beautiful place. There have been videos done on the board walk as well. What ever you take in- you pack it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camping is excellent here! The campsites are clean and separated from each other for privacy. There are showers and restrooms and drinkable water. The showers only have cold water but we brought those solar water heaters and it was fine. The area is so beautiful. Campers here are so honest that we could charge up our phones at the restroom/shower... More 

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St. Marys, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It troubles me greatly to have to add an addendum to my review of wonderful Cumberland Island. At this point, February, 2017 Cumberland is still the most wonderful experience one can have if they are looking for the wilderness and pristine beaches of yesterday's American barrier islands. Thanks to the efforts of property owners and the NPS in the early... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We stayed at Sea Camp for three nights and it was fantastic. There are lots of hiking trails. Add the Dungeness Ruins to your sight seeing plans. Lots of deer, turkey, baby armadillo, raccoons, and horses. The woods come alive at night. Great place if you love the outdoors. A warning, cold showers. Bring outdoor solar shower for camping... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in November and it was too cold for swimming but the sun was nice and warm on the beach and no one else was around. You could walk for hours and never come to the end of the beach. Or you could choose to explore the islands paths by bicycle all shaded under a canopy of ancient trees.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

$28.00 per person round trip to get to island. Okay that's $56.00 for two. $7.00 per person to walk beach (National Park Service Entrance Fee) No lunch or dinner yet. Just a walk on the beach. After lunch at the restaurant we have spent $35.00. This is not a National Park for all people. Not sure I can afford my... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Thanks to the protected status of most of this island, you will not find tennis courts, golf courses, paved roads or any tiki bars, What you will find is maritime forest, a beach that looks untouched by the hands of man and a lot of cool wildlife.

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