Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment (FMP EA)
The National Park Service announces the release of the Cumberland Island NS FMP EA for public review and comment until November 29, 2013. To view the document, click on the link provided. More »
Procedures for Receiving Refunds Due to the Government Shutdown
When requesting a refund due to the govt. shutdown, mail letters to: Cumberland Queen P.O. Box 7230 St. Marys, GA 31558 Or Fax: 912-673-7747 Include the following information: Name Address Phone/Email Reservation # Pay Method (CC/check) Departure Date
Operating Hours & Seasons
The visitor center is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Park facilities are closed on December 25.
Cumberland Island is located seven miles east of St. Marys, Georgia, and is only accessible by boat. A concession operated passenger only, foot ferry departs from downtown St. Marys. Reservations for the are recommended. Find out how to make reservations by clicking here.
Visitors must check in at the Cumberland Island Visitor Center 30 minutes prior to departure. Failure to check in will result in cancellation of reservation.
Spring/Summer/Fall (March 1 to November 30)
Spring/Summer (March 1 to September 30)
there is also a 2:45 p.m. departure from Cumberland Island Wednesday through Saturday.
Winter (December 1 to February 28)
Did You Know?
The First African Baptist Church was established in 1893 and then rebuilt in the 1930’s. The church was the site of the September 1996 wedding of John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Carolyn Bessette.