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  • 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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  • Fernandina Beach, Florida

    Fort Clinch

    4.0
    1.64 mi / 46 ft gain
    This fort was one of the last large brick forts finished in the 1800s. The fort was first established in 1847 and was almost complete when the Confederate army took control of the fort in 1860 but by 1862 it was back under Union control. The fort was then finished but left mostly empty. It was no...
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  • Fernandina Beach, Florida

    Camp on Amelia Island

    4.5
    Amelia Island is a small island near Fernandina Beach, Florida, and is one of the few places left where you can camp right on the beach for free. Although, if you wish to drive your car on the beach during peak season in the summer or a holiday weekend, you will have to purchase a permit for $5 f...
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  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Beach Day at Blackrock Beach on Big Talbot Island

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    Venturing along the industrialized highway leading to Big Talbot Island will have one wondering how there could be any hope for a natural experience on the outskirts of Jacksonville. However, just 14 miles from the busy interstate, Big Talbot Island has plenty of hiking and biking trails, fishin...
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  • Jekyll Island, Georgia

    Camp on Jekyll Island

    Jekyll Island State Park has the only affordable camping option in the "Golden Isles" of Georgia so it was an easy pick for us, especially while Cumberland Island is still out of commission from Hurricane Irma.  Arriving on the island you will notice it is quite developed around the entrance but ...
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  • Jekyll Island, Georgia

    Explore Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

    4.8
    2 mi
    For the outdoors-minded, Jekyll Island’s biggest attraction may be its driftwood beach. Almost as if the driftwood rained down from the sky, the beach is littered with large trees and gnarly branches. The chaotic mess of driftwood can make the beach a maze to navigate, especially during high tide...
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  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Hike Little Talbot Island's Dune Ridge Trail

    4.0
    4 mi
    Starting in the parking, lot you are going to follow the road back to the ranger station and from there you can pick up the Dune Ridge trailhead. Once on the trail you can take a look at the sign with a map and small description of the trail. This hike is very straightforward and it is difficul...
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  • Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    Discover Fort Frederica National Monument

    5.0
    Fort Frederica National Monument Fort Frederica National Monument is a beautiful place to visit and is key in teaching children about the history of the Golden Isles. This Georgia historical treasure is not only a place I visited on my travels along the east coast but also a place that made me ap...
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  • Fargo, Georgia

    Paddle to Minnie's Lake

    4.0
    The paddle to Minnie's Lake from Stephen C. Foster State Park covers some of the most beautiful territory in all of the Okefenokee swamp.  Not only will you immerse yourself in beautifully flooded cypress forests, but you will also see plenty of wildlife along the way.  Bring your Canoe, Kayak, o...
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  • Fargo, Georgia

    Kayak Camp along the Okefenokee Swamp

    5.0
    The drive to Stephen C. Foster State Park is part of the adventure. So pack snacks, prep the tunes, and keep your gas gauge and spirits high and get ready to cruise some country roads.Because this swampland is so far from a big city, the very little light pollution around and in the park allow fo...
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  • Fargo, Georgia

    Camp at Stephen C. Foster State Park

    4.5
    Stephen C. Foster State Park is a hot spot for Georgia wildlife. The swamps and bodies of water attract alligators, black bears, herons, turtles, and more. The park is ideal for birding or simply enjoying the sounds of nature. Choose from campsites, cottages, lodge, or pioneer camp for a cozy sta...
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  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Explore Durbin Preserve

    5 mi / 10 ft gain
    Just off of I-95 lies this beautiful network of trails through one of North Florida's more varied landscapes. The parking lot is easy to find just follow the gravel path off of Bartram Park Blvd. Parking and trail access is always free and is open year round unless there is a control burn. At the...
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Camping and Lodging in Kingsland

Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday
Kingsland, Georgia

Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday

Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping Permits
St. Marys, Georgia

Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping Permits

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