• Sea Oat hold windswept dunes along Cumberland Island

    Cumberland Island

    National Seashore Georgia

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Accessibility

This is a listing of facilities and services at Cumberland Island National Seashore that are accessible for people with mobility, vision and/or hearing limitations.

National Seashore Website
Vision Impaired Accessibility - Adjustable text size (adjustable with internet browser), most pages readable by a screen reader
Foreign Language Accessibility - Spanish using language converter on left side of page under Park Tools

Mainland - St Marys
Wheelchair Accessible - Headquarters, visitor center and gift shop, museum, restrooms, ferry (caution: ramp can be steep at low tide)
Vision Impaired Accessible - visitor center, museum, ferry
Hearing Impaired Accessible - text for all exhibits

All Island trails are sand. Weather conditions impact the ease of movement on trails. All-terrain Beach wheelchairs are available upon request at either dock. These non-motorized wheelchairs are designed with balloon tires for ease of movement in sand. Please notify reservation agent when making ferry reservations to insure wheelchair will be available. Currently three wheelchairs are available for use.

Island - Dungeness Dock
Wheelchair Accessible - museum, restrooms, River Trail(wide enough to accommodate beach wheelchair with fairly level surface), interpretive walks
Vision Impaired Accessible - some trail brochures
Hearing Impaired Accessible - text for all exhibits

Island - Sea Camp Dock
Wheelchair Accessible - ranger station, restrooms, interpretive talks
Hearing Impaired Accessible - text at information kiosk

Island - Sea Camp Campground
1 site with wheelchair accessible table, fire ring approximately 6" high and surface relatively hard packed, restrooms and cold showers wheelchair accessible

Island - Lands and Legacies Tour
Wheelchair Accessible - van able to accommodate up to two wheelchairs with ADA standard lift, Plum Orchard ground floor and basement
Hearing Impaired Accessible - tour is conducted with individual radio transmitters using "earbud" earphones

Did You Know?

Osprey perched on the east coast of the island.

Cumberland Island provides important habitat for a number of important species including shore birds such as American Oystercatchers, Least Terns, and Wilson’s Plovers. The island is an important stopover point for migrating birds on the transatlantic migratory flyway.