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Assateague State Park

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Address: 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: (410)641-2120
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Camping
Description: State park that is managed by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.

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Assateague is beautiful and great for all ages, but you must be respectful of the wildlife. Depending on the time of year, horse flies can be a painful issue. You still do not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Assateague is beautiful and great for all ages, but you must be respectful of the wildlife. Depending on the time of year, horse flies can be a painful issue. You still do not want to miss Assateague.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have taken my kids there for years, and we always had a good time. The horses are beautiful and have no fear of people. The people need to have a fear of the horses because they are still wild animals. I take my family there because the beaches are much less crowded than the beaches in Ocean City, Md.

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Dundalk, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach, very clean, nice deck and grill. It was a breezy day, therefore, the horses wouldn't come on the beach. I was very disappointed.

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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful whit sand beaches. Viewing the Assateague wild horses is phenomenal. Bring your camera. Drive down the side streets to find the ponies close by

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Halifax, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved seeing the horses. My 2 year old grandson enjoyed the visitor center and seeing the horses. We will certainly go back.

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Junction City, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful island and yes you do get to see wild ponies! Lots to do camping, nature hikes, kayaking, surfing and just beach time. There is a fee for getting in to the park. And in the afternoon on the weekends it is really busy. We saw two pods of Dolphins on our morning walk!

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Bowmanville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The island is always worth a visit and the visitors centre an amazing discovery centre for both little and big kids alike! well worth the drive and effort to get there!

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Floral Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went here as a side trip on our way from Washington DC to Virginia Beach, VA. We had a quick lunch at the snack bar. Very good crab cake. We tried looking for the ponies on the ocean side of the park and saw none. Someone suggested the ponies are more likely to be on the bay side. As... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful MD state park beach. Avoid crowds and nonsense of the OC boardwalk and visit Assateague! No hotels or buildings can be seen along this shoreline. And, horses can't be missed and may even come to your site.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A great beach and park. There is a small fee to enter. They sell food and have showers and changing rooms. The beach is wide, clean, and guarded. I feel like every time we have gone there we see dolphins. This time a pod of like ten were herding fish into the shallows to feed. It was amazing to watch... More 

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Additional Information about Assateague State Park

Address: 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: (410)641-2120
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Berlin
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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