An anchorage, reportedly used by visitors to the National Seashore Park, in depths of about 25 feet, mud bottom, is off the abandoned settlement of Dungeness, on the west side of Cumberland Island about 0.8 mile northeastward of Mile 710.8. The anchorage is open to southwesterly winds, and the current is reported to attain a velocity of 2 knots.
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Little Cumberland Island and Cumberland Island extend along the east side of the waterway from Mile 690.0 to Mile 714.0. The islands have been designated a National Seashore Park, although some parts are still privately owned. Persons wishing to visit the islands must make arrangements with the National Park Service at St. Marys.