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Assateague Island National Seashore

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

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Nice Park

We didn't have much time, so just did a morning drive by. I was a little disappointed that there was an entrance fee - but glad we went in...just wished we could have spent more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tamara7727
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Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't have much time, so just did a morning drive by. I was a little disappointed that there was an entrance fee - but glad we went in...just wished we could have spent more time. Looked like it was well maintained and had some nice facilities at the beach, etc.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove down most recently on New Year's Day; my family tries to make it to Assateague about once a year in the summer as well. It's a great park, cheap entrance fee for the whole day, and a lot to do. The wild ponies are a highlight for my daughter and they're always pretty easy to find. Also the... More 

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Forest Hills, New York
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do when in Chincoteague. We spent three days in the refuge birding, walking and viewing the wild life. Seeing the horses can be a bit challenging because they can be anywhere in the refuge, but you will see their poop. Look for the fresh poop this is an indication that the horses were there recently. Ask... More 

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Englewood, Ohio
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to go. There is a fee, but very worth it. Make sure to follow the rules and do not approach the horses. Make sure to have a camera.

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Thank Sherry T
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average beach, average sights, average everything. I am glad we went on a free day. If I had to pay for this, I would have been slightly dissapointed. The info center is neat, and there certainly are horses everywhere. I imagine it would be a good place in the warm seasons.

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Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We could not wait to visit in the winter and Assateague never dissapoints!! Beautiful in every season ♡

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Thank Laura G
Upstate Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

What a beautiful place. So much to and do. We stayed in Ocean Pines, which is about 12 miles from the Assategue. There are so many places to go and see. We spent a day on the public beach and just relaxed. Went and seen some of the wild ponies that are everywhere. The rest of the trip we purchased... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This park is a hidden treasure on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. In addition to having a spectacular beach which goes on for miles, there are many trails throughout the park, many of which are auto trails. The lighthouse should not be missed. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the famous wild ponies which inhabit the... More 

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Hope, Maine
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61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The Seashore is absolutely perfect with a long, immaculate beach, wild ponies and clean water. You can walk for miles. A must-see if you are in the area.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I grew up camping here and when I met my now hubby we started vacationing in OC and I always visit Assateague Island. We even got married on the Shore there! Love being able to see wild horses roam where they want. You don't always see them, but usually you will. Sometimes you will even sea other animals like deer.... More 

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