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map of downtown St. Marys showing alternative route to parking lot
Alternative route to access Cumberland Island National Seashore's parking area on March 2nd 2019.

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Visiting Cumberland Island on March 2nd, 2019?

You will need to take a different route to get to the parking lot and visitor center.

The town of St. Marys, Ga will be holding its annual Mardi Gras Festival & Parade on the morning of March 2nd. Several streets will be blocked. Please use the route shown in the map when arriving.

The parade will be held at 10:00 A.M. and there may be delays, so allow extra time to get to ferry check-in, and for loading gear if you are camping.

If you have questions please call Cumberland Island National Park at 912-882-4336x254.

Remember to check-in at the Visitor Center one hour prior to departure.
113 West St. Marys St.
St. Marys GA, 31558

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Interagency Wildland fire crew that carried out the 2019 Stafford prescribed burn

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02/14/2019 - Prescribed Fire Completed. Park Resumes Regular Operations.

(St. Marys, GA) Cumberland Island National Seashore conducted a safe and successful prescribed fire operation yesterday thanks to the support of interagency partners from: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex, Osceola National Forest, Georgia Forestry Commission, NPS Mississippi River Zone Fire Management, and Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve.

Interagency cooperation supports successful fire management programs through the sharing of equipment and skilled personnel.

The park is continuing to monitor the burned area. All trails and facilities have returned to regular operations.

For more information visit the Wildland Fire page.

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

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101 Wheeler St
St. Marys, GA 31558


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