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    Cumberland Island

    National Seashore Georgia

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Things To Do

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Get ready for a Cumberland Island adventure!
Cumberland Island Graphic

For a safe enjoyable journey prepare yourself by wearing comfortable walking shoes, packing a lunch, snacks, and drinking water, using bug repellent, wearing sunscreen and/or a hat for protection, and finally pace yourself, especially in summer heat. Beach accessible wheelchairs are available. Please advise Park staff at check-in that you are requesting a chair.

Since the ferry is a passenger only ferry, visitors should plan on walking for all activities.

The Park's concession rents bicycles at Sea Camp. You must check with the ferry deck hands to rent bicycles and this may be done as long as the ferry is in port. Park Service staff does not handle bike rentals.


Did You Know?


The largest predator on Cumberland Island is the alligator. It can be found in freshwater areas as well as salt marshes and even in the ocean. Don’t trust that floating log!