Scenic Cumberland Island, preserved and protected for future generations. Cumberland Island National Seashore includes designated wilderness areas, undeveloped beaches, historic sites, cultural ruins, critical habitat and nesting areas, as well as numerous plant and animal communities, including wild horses.
Visitor Center is open daily 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday – Sunday. Park facilities are closed on December 25. Cumberland Island is located seven miles east of St. Marys, Georgia, and is only accessible by water. A concession operated passenger ferry departs from St. Marys. Reservations are recommended.
Address/Directions: 101 Wheeler Street St Marys, GA 31558
For more information call 912-882-4336 or visit: www.nps.gov/cuis/planyourvisit
Saint Simons Island
15 miles north of Jekyll Island is Saint Simons Island. St. Simons Island, GA is home to fabulous beaches, golfing, charter fishing, spas and salons, and a variety of restaurants, fun events and entertainment for everyone. St. Simons Island attractions are a short drive from Jekyll Island Club Hotel resort in Jekyll Island, Georgia.
For more information on Saint Simons Island call 912-265-0620 or visit: www.explorestsimonsisland.com
Sapelo Island Located midway on the Georgia coastline on the eastern fringe of McIntosh County is Sapelo Island. The 16,500 acre island is the 4th largest barrier island in the State of Georgia. The island can be reached only by ferry, and reservations are required. Overnight accommodations offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources include a group campground and the Reynolds Mansion.
Sapelo Island Visitor Center Route 1, Box 1500 Darien, GA 31305
The Sapelo ferry and visitor center are located in Meridian, 8 miles northeast of Darien, off Ga. Hwy. 99.
For tours call 912-437-3224 or for more information visit: www.gastateparks.org/sapeloislandreynoldsmansion
Okefenokee Swamp Park
“Land of the trembling earth”
The wonderworld of Okefenokee is a significant part of America’s heritage, a beautifully preserved segment of what was here when America began. Headwaters of the Suwannee and St. Mary’s Rivers, Okefenokee is a National Wildlife Refuge which covers nearly a half million acres. Okefenokee Swamp Park is a convenient point of entry and a magnificent show-window for the “Land of the Trembling Earth.
Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m. to 5:30pm
Open year round
Location: U.S. 1 South
GPS: 5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd
Waycross, GA 31503