Cumberland Island National Seashore


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Cumberland Island National Seashore,

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Address:113 W Saint Mary's St
PO Box 1203
Saint Marys, GA 31558

Phone:912-882-4335
Fax:912-673-7747
Web: www.nps.gov/cuis/
Size: 36,347 acres.
Established: Established on October 23, 1972; wilderness designated on September 8, 1982. Designated a Biosphere Reserve in 1986.
Location:7 miles east of St. Marys, Georgia, accessible by a concession-operated passenger ferry.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic area, rest rooms (é), bathhouse, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, ranger-led tours.
Special Features:Magnificent and unspoiled beaches and dunes, marshes, and freshwater lakes, along with historic sites, make up the largest of Georgia's Golden Isles.

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Similar to Riverside, the National Park Service of Cumberland Island National Seashore in St.
Cumberland Island National Seashore was established in 1972 and the island is the southernmost and largest (9,416 ha and approximately 28.
This year members can select a week of canoeing and hiking in Georgia's remote Okefenokee Swamp, Suwannee River, and Cumberland Island National Seashore.
NPCA has facilitated a major agreement for Cumberland Island National Seashore that will release federal funds for land acquisition, park operations, enhanced interpretation, and preservation of historic resources on the island.
Davis, superintendent of Cumberland Island National Seashore, was awarded the Stephen Tyng Mather Award for his efforts to establish a wilderness management plan at the seashore amidst formidable opposition.
sponsored a provision to strip parts of Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia of their protection under the Wilderness Act.
Political wrangling on Capitol Hill is endangering the funds necessary to complete a critical land acquisition deal at Cumberland Island National Seashore, although those funds are already earmarked for that specific purpose by the Clinton Administration.
For example, the House approved no money to continue the acquisition of privately owned land in the center of Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia.
Galloping and bucking for sheer joy amidst the stark tranquillity of sand dunes and sea oats, America's barrier-island ponies thrill visitors from Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland to Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia.
At Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, staff and volunteers have had to protect nests not only from raccoons and ghost crabs, but also from natural events such as flooding.

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