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“great beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Assateague Beach

Assateague Beach
Assateague Island, VA
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Timonium maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“great beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2007

I have been to many of the beaches up and down the coast but Assateague is one of the best.The beach is very clean with a charm all of it's own.When you step on Assateague Island you step back in time, to a place when nature was in it's best form....unspoiled!

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“Nice beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2005

On our East coast trip, we visited beaches in Maine and Cape Cod. This was our favorite beach of all. It felt more like a West Coast beach with modest surf. The sand was great for digging and building sand castles. Restrooms were located convenient to the beach and parking. Showers were provided, too. Arrive early in the day on weekends or holidays as parking can be a problem.

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256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
“Assateague Beach, 37 miles of natural seashore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2004

Assateague Beach is part of a beautiful national seashore and wildlife refuge that covers a barrier island 37 miles long. It is famous for wild ponies, birding and fishing. It runs from Maryland just below Ocean City down to the Virginia part of the Eastern Shore. On the north end there is camping and 4X4s vehicles are allowed on the beach. You can backpack or canoe to primitive campsites on the Maryland side, or stay a few miles away in Berlin, MD or Ocean City. On the south end there is a historic lighthouse, bike trails, scenic marshes and a life guarded beach but no camping, most people spend the day at the beach and the evening in the sleepy Victorian town of Chincoteague.

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