Located on the north end of St. Simons Island, Georgia, Cannon’s Point is linked to the lower Altamaha River delta. The Altamaha is recognized as one of the most biologically rich systems and considered by The Nature Conservancy as a coastal area of highest priority, even internationally.
Cannon’s Point is part of a significant aquifer recharge area making it valuable for surface and subsurface connection to the aquifer.
Cannon’s Point is rich in plant and wildlife habitat important to native and migratory species that pass along the Atlantic Flyway twice annually.
Cannon’s Point includes over six miles of shoreline adjacent to salt marsh, tidal creeks and rivers.
Associated intertidal salt marsh performs invaluable functions and services. It:
Cannon’s Point is steeped in cultural and historical resources.