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CINP - Stafford Beach is a 8.1 mile out and back trail located near St. Marys, Georgia and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is best used from September until May. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 8.1 miles Elevation Gain: 52 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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Southern Beach, Southern Forest, HIstoric Ruins The Cumberland Island National Seashore and Wilderness Area is composed of 8,840 acres of primitive, undeveloped land. The southern boundary is located four and one-half miles north of Sea Camp. Within the wilderness are three camping areas or "zone camps", where individual sites are not designated. Campers may setup their tents anywhere they choose within 50 yards of the camp sign. This hike starts at Sea Camp and follows the Parrallel Trail to the Stafford Beach campsite. You have the option of returning on the Parrallel Trail or hiking the beach for a loop hike back to Sea Camp.

camping
Wed Mar 11 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed staying at Stafford Beach. Plenty places to string up a hammock for the night; fire ring to have a campfire too. A short walk to the beach makes this campsite very enjoyable.

hiking
Tue Sep 23 2014

Came back on Stafford Beach trail, which is fine. Hiked out on Willow Pond Trail, which is not fine at all. Completely overgrown to the point of invisibility. AVOID willow pond trail at all costs.

running
Sun Sep 23 2012

I spent 5 days on the island working the John Kennedy wedding. First 2 nights I was invited to sleep in the Grayfield Inn while preparing for security. Wonderful views, wild horses and sea birds. I don't think they let you visit the old church that John Jr. was married in any more.

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Fri Jan 13 2012

love it

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