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Cannon's Point
Hours, Regulations, Safety

Be Aware

The following are things to be mindful of as you enter the property:

  • Water
    • There is NO WATER, please bring plenty for yourself
  • Restrooms
    •  These are located at the parking area
  • Trash
    • There are NO TRASH RECEPTICLES, please take out what you bring in
  • Biting insects - bring your own bug spray
    • Ticks
    • Mosquitoes
    • Gnats
  • Venomous Snakes
    • Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
    • Timber Rattlesnake
    • Cottonmouth
  • Plants
    • Poison Ivy
    • Jumping Cactus
    • Prickly Pear Cactus
  • Cell Phone Service
    • Limited cell phone service on the property
  • Pets
    • As animal lovers, we understand the desire to bring pets on a CPP excursion but please keep in mind:
      • Pets are not native.
      • A pets presence at the Preserve disrupts the behavior and health of existing native wildlife.
      • A pet should never be left in a vehicle for an extended period of time, especially in the summer heat.
      • A vehicle left on is a fire hazard for the wilderness area.
      • Alternative locations for pets include:
        • Frederica Park
        • Alice Richards Botanical Trail
        • John Gilbert Nature Trail
        • East Beach (please check with county rules and regulations)

Rules and Regulations

  • NO pets
  • NO climbing
  • NO collecting
  • NO metal detectors
  • NO launching of kayaks or other boats after 1pm
  • NO bikes or motorized vehicles on hiking trails
  • NO vehicles in northern area except for emergency, maintenance, management, and tours
  • NO camping
  • NO hunting
  • NO smoking
  • Trash MUST be taken with you when you leave
  • Guns must remain stored, out of sight, and in locked vehicles at all times
  • Visitor parking is at Taylor's Fish Camp
  • Speed Limit is 25 on paved road, 15 on unpaved road
  • Fishing requires a GA license, state regulations apply
Take only pictures, leave only footprints