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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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I love this place. It is rural, you can camp right behind the dunes, and in the fall sit on the beach after walking a very short distance. The mosquitoes this year were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Acushla1952
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Arlington, Vermont

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Arlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this place. It is rural, you can camp right behind the dunes, and in the fall sit on the beach after walking a very short distance. The mosquitoes this year were voracious and relentless. DEET is necessary even in September. Once on the beach, the bugs are fine, but in the campground, ugh. Not complaining, just letting folks... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First, the positives: this is a beautifully kept national seashore. It's clean. The bathrooms (on both the beach area and in the bayside campground) were clean as far as primitive toilets go. The showers in the campground are cold, but very large and clean. The horses were everywhere when we went this past weekend of September and were really fantastic... More 

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Malverne, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped in our 1955 Aljoa Sportsman for a week, mid September 2016. Oceanside Loop 1. We liked the location, a bit more sandy/ beach like then Loop 2. I'd say in the week long stay we had one day of difficulty with regards to the nats/ horseflies. Ocean was right over the dune, fantastic! We had two different herds... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decide to take a drive down to Assateague for something to do off of the beach. We saw the wild ponies before we ever got to the gate and also saw white-tailed and Sitka deer. Well worth the money. Learned a lot about the Island at the visitor center.

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped to see ponies on our way to O.C., but sadly saw none. We tried to enjoy the beach but the heat and the biting flies were too much. The visitors center was nice and the beach was clean. Would return in cooler weather.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit was wonderful, we were able to get out of the car and walk for awhile on the boardwalks. We managed to see quite a few ponies plus a young colt.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just down there this past week with friends ( we were staying ocean city, md). Decided to take a short ride and check it out. We actually had passes from an iPhone app for OCMD (otherwise it's $20 per car). The beaches are very nice and the wild horses are frigging everywhere. Unlike the outer banks where we... More 

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Hopedale, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bay Side in the park is simply wonderful if you have small children. The Oceanside was rough when we there so we opted for the bay side unknowing of all the benefits. While there we were very comfortable with our kids in the water and they have rentals for kayaks, canoes, crabbing dip nets and clamming rakes. We rented... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was exciting to see horses but they live there and let you know it. I accidentally left hot dog rolls out , when we got back from s walk a group of horses were eating everything Also when sleeping in tent one was at tent eating grass. I was afraid we would get stepped on. Beautiful area but I'd... More 

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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The island is beautiful and a nature lovers dream. People are friendly an very welcoming. A lot do if you enjoy nature. Walking, biking, crabbing, fishing and much much more!

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