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Beautiful setting - great for wildlife and beach fun.

The drive to the beach is worth the visit alone. We saw the horses, blue heron, bald eagle, deer etc... just a beautiful and unusual setting relative to other east coast beaches... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Pennsylvania, United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The drive to the beach is worth the visit alone. We saw the horses, blue heron, bald eagle, deer etc... just a beautiful and unusual setting relative to other east coast beaches. The beach itself is very clean, well-guarded and has a cool sandbar that lets you wade out a nice distance into warm waters. Excellent body surfing if you... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

What an amazing beach! Saw ponies on the drive out and enjoyed the beach itself immensely. No loud planes, cars, buildings, etc... Just a beach. We got there at 0900 and it wasn't crowded at all, but by 1130 when we left it was getting crowded, so get there early if you don't like crowds. Plenty of sea shells and... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The beach is lovely, and I like the fact that you can park very close to the beach. I also appreciate the lifeguards, as well as the showers and bathroom facilites near the beach. I visit Assateague every year, and it is always enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

a good park to visit. nice beach too. Dogs allowed. You will see plenty of wild horses. But, there is a fee of $20. the receipt is valid for a week.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our family loves Assateague Beach. It is truly a family beach where one can relax and read a book, take a quick swim, or simply just enjoy the ocean.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is one of the cleanest beaches, I've ever seen. With the amount of people who use the beach, I saw not one piece of litter! There is a huge parking lot, conveniently located right at the beach area. Good for swimming, sunning, boating, or having a picnic. The national park service has a very informative museum, with knowledgeable staff... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My perspective is different from most reviews. I went to Assateague many times in the 1970s and 80s. So, compared to then, the beach is rather poor. The old sand dunes have all been washed away and the beach is super-crowded in July. Not the nice old beach where you could be alone back in the 70s. It was so... More 

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Reedsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful sunrises;clean beach;peaceful & relaxing place. Stroll along the beach which goes forever,you could walk from Va. to Md. if your up for the hike.Love it there

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I actually didn't come to visit the beach, I was driving around looking for the wild ponies, when I discovered this beach I didn't know about. I am not a beach person, when it comes to sunning with the crowds in the hot sand, but I did get out and walk around, from the marsh to the ocean side. There... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the only beach we go to, we love it here. It does get very full here especially on weekends and holidays and the parking is limited. There is a fee to get on the beach and if it gets too full and there is no more parking they will shut down the entrance until parking is available. You... More 

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