Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, wilderness
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Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, wilderness report together with additional views (to accompany S. 2569). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Wilderness areas -- Georgia.,
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore (Ga.)

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SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- no. 97-531.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15313839M

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  Transportation to Cumberland Island is aboard an official National Park Service concessioner operated ferry or by private boat. Reservations for the ferry can be made on-line hours a day at or by phone at Monday - Friday a.m. - . Cumberland Island is home to pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes that whisper the stories of both man and nature. Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island offers a rustic getaway with over 50 miles of trails and roads, as well as 18 miles of undeveloped beaches.   Cumberland Island is located at the southern end of the Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail, an mile trail found in the coastal waters of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Camping with a Kayak Kayakers must make a reservation and have a printed permit with them when camping on Cumberland Island. The Cumberland Island National Seashore is the largest, southernmost, and wildest of Georgia's famed Golden Isles and one whose great spirit is difficult to capture in words. Stephen Doster has done just that, combining scholarly research and admirable storytelling skills to profile the island's natural and human history, starting with its.

Wilderness Campgrounds Bikes can be ridden north on the main park road but they cannot be taken to the wilderness campgrounds. They can be set off the side of the road (within 15 feet) and can be secured to trees. Familiarize yourself with the wilderness boundary (marked on the map) and watch for wilderness boundary signs on the island. No. Cumberland Island National Seashore Campsites Whether you are looking to spend a night with family and friends around a campfire under the moss-covered branches of the live oak trees, or looking for the rugged challenges and solitude of the wilderness, you will find it on Cumberland Island. The history of people on Cumberland Island is rich, varied and linked to the Island’s complex natural habitat. No one really knows how long human beings have used its resources for survival, or been inspired to create art, or simply taken solace in its awesome beauty. Cumberland Island National Seashore is managed by the National Park Service. Cumberland is accessible by boat only. More tourist information is here. The “federally protected wilderness off the Georgia coast [is] larger than Manhattan,” writes Russ Bynum for USA Today.

  Cumberland Island National Seashore is a collection of 36, acres of salt marsh, beaches and maritime forests. The island also contains roughly 9, acres of federally designated wilderness. The Cumberland Island Ferry also charters boats for private trips including school groups to Cumberland Island. Call to book your private charter WEDDINGS, PRIVATE PARTIES & .   Cumberland Island National Seashore As the least visited and most isolated national seashore (53, people came in ), the mile-long Cumberland Island, off the Georgia .   On this episode of Road Trip Story, Joseph and James explore the natural beauty and history of Cumberland Island National Seashore. ipstory.