Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping

St. Marys
The Coast

Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping

Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping

113 St Marys Street
St. Marys, GA 31558



Developed and wilderness camping is available at the Cumberland Island National Seashore. Permits are required, and sites are assigned at the Sea Camp Ranger Station. Camping is limited to seven days. Spring and late fall are peak seasons. 

There are no facilities at the wilderness sites, and water must be treated. Campfires are not permitted in the wilderness. Wilderness sites: Hickory Hill: 5.5 miles from Sea Camp, Yankee Paradise: 7.5 miles from Sea Camp, Brickhill Bluff: 10.5 miles from Sea Camp. Wheeled devices not allowed in wilderness.

The campground at Sea Camp has restroom facilities with cold water showers and boardwalk access to the beach. This campground has individual and group sites. Group sites can accommodate 10-20 people. Each site has a grill, fire ring, food cage and picnic table.

Backcountry camping at Stafford is located 3.5 miles from the Sea Camp Ranger Station. Restrooms, showers and fire rings are available. Fire rings are on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Monday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Thursday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Friday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Saturday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Camping Fee $2.00

    Camping Fee $4.00

    Entrance Fee $4.00

    Ferry Fee $20.00


    Nature Trails, Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Firepit, Grill on Site, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking off Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)



    Setting & Style

    Beach & Coastal, Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    Primitive Camp Sites Available


Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping Photos