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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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Clean beach, great amenities (in season)

I was camping at the National Park side, but twice now I have spent a day at the State Park side. I cannot comment on camping on the State side, but I enjoyed the grill and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Jackson, New Jersey
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Jackson, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I was camping at the National Park side, but twice now I have spent a day at the State Park side. I cannot comment on camping on the State side, but I enjoyed the grill and the gift shop, when I was there in season. This time around, they weren't open while I was there (late April). I did have... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Seeing wild horses walking around, swimming in the bay was a great experience. The beaches and dunes are beautiful. The Rangers were helpful and attentive.

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Trevose, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We saw a lot of beautiful wild ponies grazing in the grass when we were driving in. We stop at the visitor center which was really nice and saw some ponies through the binoculars. Great place to visit.

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southern michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Was real nice drive trying to see the ponies which we did ,, we could see a couple of them grazing in the grass, so when we went to the visitor center we used the telescope thingy and got real good views of them! Had a good time glad we went

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We liked bring able to just take our time and take in all the nature .We were able to take pictures of some of the horse that live in the park year round.We walked some of the trails,seen lots of birds and even some deers.Loved the beach areas around the park.

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Berlin, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Assateague Island is my favorite place to go to watch the sunsets, swim, see wild ponies roam and nature walks/biking. Great for kayaking too!

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Groton, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It was a cold day when we visited, but still a fun trip nonetheless. We got some pictures of the beach, looking for wild mustangs but no luck. While leaving, we were able to see two mustangs in a field close to the beach.

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Ocean Pines, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Sunsets from the west side of the island are dramatic. The horses are fascinating to watch - from a safe distance. The beaches are a pleasure.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stop here every time we come down and have been fortunate enough to always see the ponies at play. Don't know how we didn't visit sooner. Will always make the trip for this experience. One of these days I'll get out the car to take the pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very lovely and natural beach, very clean, and horse siting are exciting and fun. High recommended. The rest rooms are clean but not fancy and the whole area is well kept. Watch out for the ponies as you are coming and going.

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