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The Best Backpacking in Cumberland Island

Looking for the best backpacking in Cumberland Island? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cumberland Island. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Cumberland Island

  • Saint Marys, Georgia

    Camp on Cumberland Island

    4.8
    Cumberland Island is surreal. Although a ferry ride is required from the mainland, it is well worth it. Hopping off of the short boat ride, you can feel that this place is something special. Live Oaks covered in Spanish Moss cover the entire island. Only a certain number of people are allowed on ...
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  • Saint Marys, Georgia

    Camp at Stafford Beach on Cumberland Island

    5.0
    7 mi
    Once you have reached the island by ferry from St. Mary's, GA, you will receive an orientation about your campsite and the island (You can rent bicycles at the main office on the island, too). Stafford Beach is 3.5 miles from the ferry landing so you will have plenty of time to explore the island...
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  • Saint Marys, Georgia

    Backpack the Parallel Trail to Yankee Paradise Campground

    5.0
    15 mi
    Start your adventure in St. Mary's, GA, where the [Cumberland Island National Seashore Ferry]http://www.cumberlandislandferry.com/) is located. You'll receive your tickets and hop on the ferry for a 45 minute ride to the island. Once you are dropped off at Sea Camp you will be given an orientatio...
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