At approximately 26,000 acres, Ossabaw Island is Georgia’s third largest barrier island. Nearly 9,000 acres are high ground; the remainder is tidal wetlands. The island is roughly 10 miles long and 7 miles wide at its widest point. Ossabaw is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east; the Bear River/ Florida Passage of the Intracoastal Waterway to the west; the Ogeechee River to the north; and, St. Catherine’s Sound to the south.
To reveal the voices and mystery of Ossabaw Island.
“The non-profit Ossabaw Island Foundation, through a public-private partnership with the State of Georgia, inspires, promotes and manages exceptional educational, cultural and scientific resources that are designed to maximize the experience of Ossabaw Island, while minimizing the impact on the island’s resources.