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Address: 7206 National Seashore la, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: 410-641-1441
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Activities: Camping, Biking, Fishing, Swimming
Description: One of America's last fully functioning barrier island ecosystems.

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We came for the ponies and saw beautiful views.

Although our goal was to see the wild ponies Assateague Island National Seashore is known for, we saw beautiful scenery. Walking on elevated, wooden walk ways above the marshes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Although our goal was to see the wild ponies Assateague Island National Seashore is known for, we saw beautiful scenery. Walking on elevated, wooden walk ways above the marshes and other vistas. Definitely remember to bring your mosquito repellant, because you will need it. There by the ocean there wasn't as much of an issue with the bugs, because of... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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23 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I've lived in Maryland all my life and I've never been to Assateague! WOW!! How have I missed this place for so long! This is not to be missed. We saw at least 15 wild ponies, birds & turtles. You can wind surf, kayak, enjoy the white sandy beaches. The beaches have showers so you can rinse off and bathroom... More 

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Williams, Arizona, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We held our wedding here. It was a great place to get married. All of our guests enjoyed the wedding even though it was a little windy the day we got married. There is a special use permit to use the beach for weddings and other special occasions ... do not forget to obtain your permit.

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Newport News, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This park seems to have something for everyone and will appeal to all ages. Camping on the beach, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, hiking, bicycling or just laying out on the beach. Several picnic areas with tables. The park was very clean and from what we saw a wide range of ages. Very impressed on how this park accommodates wheelchair bound... More 

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Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A very special place. Gorgeous beaches, small crowds compared to up the road, hiking trails, no commercial buildings or massive hotels looking over you .... and wild ponies. Beautiful wild pones. You can bring beach toys here (floats, kayaks), great fishing, at night have a small bonfire. Miles & miles of beach walking. Gorgeous sunsets & sunrises. ***Your National Parks... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

we spent an afternoon here driving and watching the famous wild horses. the ocean beaches were very nice as were the beaches on the bay. the visitors center was excellent.

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Portland, Maine, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I wanted to write this review because we were traveling with a dog and it was hard to find places to explore with her. Assaeague Island has lots of trails and beaches. We stopped to ask a park ranger where we could bring our dog and he was super friendly and helpful. You can walk your dog along the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were, however, disturbed by the sight of other campers feeding the wild horses. That is so dangerous! Some families even had their small children within five feet of these wild animals!!! This is a wonderful campground but people need to use common sense for the protection of both the horses and the people!

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Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We just returned from a weekend camping trip here. We would have loved beach camping but none was available - that's prime real estate. We were camping bayside. Our spot was ok, semi-private. Unfortunately our rude fishing neighbors didn't abide by the quiet time from 10pm to 6am rule and cackled until about 1:30am each night. So, we didn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Watch the video first inside the visitors center if you can. However it might give you the impression you'll see horses everywhere which was not the case today! Also I might add to wear insect repellant if you plan to walk around the Mosquitos are very aggressive. If you are with children I would have an adult lead the way... More 

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