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.
Implantable radio-transmitters were used to collect data to estimate seasonal survival rates (SR) of 16 adult (8 males and 8 females) nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) on Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, from July 1987 through May 1988 (10 months).
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.
This year members can select a week of canoeing and hiking in Georgia's remote Okefenokee Swamp, Suwannee River, and Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Jack Kingston dedicated the "Forgotten Invasion" exhibit at Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum on August 22 at 10 a.
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.

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