We hope to welcome people of all abilities to St. Marys with experiences that are unique, enjoyable, and accessible. Below is a list of accessible restaurants, attractions, areas, etc. This list will continue to grow as we update this page.
Downtown St. Marys sidewalks are well kept and are ten to twenty feet wide in some areas. The crosswalks have wheelchair cutouts for easy use.
Some areas may have an uneven surface, mainly due to tree root systems, but you will find sidewalks are passable for users of all wheelchair or scooter type chairs.
Check out our list of restaurant options from downtown to midtown, you'll find all restaurants are easily accessible. Pictured is Riverside Cafe on the waterfront, which offers indoor or outdoor dining.
Visitor Center, Nature Center, and the bait shop are wheelchair accessible. Cottages #3 and #4 are wheelchair accessible. Trails are not paved or hard-packed surfaces.
6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy.
The link below is a listing of facilities and services at Cumberland Island National Seashore that are accessible for people with mobility, vision and/or hearing limitations. Wheelchair accessible visitor center and restrooms. Vision impaired accessible. 912-882-4336
This museum houses a collection of artifacts from Cumberland Island including remembrances of the famed Carnegie lifestyle and remnants of the Timucuan Indians who once inhabited the island. A moving exhibit of the "Forgotten Battle" demonstrates the dramatic events that occurred when one of the last battles of the War of 1812 was fought at St. Marys' Point Peter area.
Wheelchair accessible museum and restrooms. Vision impaired accessible. 129 Osborne St. 912-882-4336
The link below is a listing of facilities and services at Cumberland Island National Seashore that are accessible for people with mobility, vision and/or hearing limitations. 912-882-4336
This Georgia WWII Heritage Trail site is located on the riverfront and is a must-see attraction! View uniforms and submarine models. Watch a movie on submarines. Also available are a reading area, a reference area with patrol reports, gift shop, and a display dedicated to the eight submariners who received the Medals of Honor. A Chair Lift is available for access to the 2nd floor.
102 W. St. Marys Street
No steps at entry. Relax in the zero entry Lazy River or zero entry children's pool. The lap pool offers a chair lift for pool entry. Soak up the sun or lounge under umbrellas. Drinks and snacks are available onsite. Wheelchair accessible stalls with handrails. Open Seasonally! 311 Herb Bauer Dr. 912-673-8118 website
Beautiful river views, a fountain, boardwalk, gazebo, and public restrooms. There is ramp access from the street and there are sidewalks throughout the park that make it completely accessible. There is ramp access to both the gazebo and the amphitheater and both are great places to get out of the sun and enjoy the views of the river.
100 West St. Marys Street
The Tilden Norris Marsh Walk includes a boardwalk leading to a covered gazebo built into the marsh of the St. Marys River in historic downtown St. Marys. The marsh walk is located to the west of the St. Marys Waterfront Park, between the park entrance and Bartlett Street.
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