A wildfire started by a lightning strike June 29, 2019 has been burning on Cumberland Island, covering over 400 acres as of July 10, 2019.
A place known for its wilderness, wild horses, amazing sand dunes and empty seashore, some travelers go to Cumberland for a camping adventure.
Nature lovers should not miss the opportunity to visit Cumberland Island, Georgia. This barrier island near the Georgia-Florida border is just off the north end of Amelia Island and accessible by boat only. See 2019 ferry schedule.
It’s well worth the time and effort to take a day-cation to Cumberland Island. A wilderness island with fascinating tours. Visit Plum Orchard, a Carnegie mansion.