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Assateague Island National Seashore

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Great Beach!!

Spent a day here on the beach. the water was warm and the waves were great! In the afternoon we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bedford, Massachusetts
A treasure

This park is amazing. He rangers are helpful. The visitors center has a lot of useful information... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Syracuse, New York
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“ocean city”(153 reviews)
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One of America's last fully functioning barrier island ecosystems.
7206 National Seashore Ln, Assateague Island, MD 21811-2551
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a day here on the beach. the water was warm and the waves were great! In the afternoon we drove around and explored the island, lots of walking paths but the BEST was seeing the wild horses! Please drive carefully, there is only 1...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bigdaddyof4
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This park is amazing. He rangers are helpful. The visitors center has a lot of useful information. The beaches are beautiful. Love the dunes. The bayside is lovely. Great easy paths to walk. The ponies are awesome. We saw 3 foals with their moms. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank preas1986
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Didn't get to see a herd or a band of ponies, but we did see a few here and there. Definitely watch the movie, before you drive onto the island. When people asked at the visitor center if you were allowed to stop on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Very easy to rent beach cruiser and ride over the bridge and around the island. Bring a lock so it’s easy to tour the lighthouse and walk on the beach.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ALR798
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! Not only the enormous beach but free wild ponies wondering around ... magical... nowhere else you can w patience this...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The trees were turning color, the water foul were active and the wild horses were near the road for some great photo opportunities. Also tool a stroll on the beach and watched the fiddler crabs making home improvements to their burrows!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Timothy H
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Purchase a Senior pass (62+) that will get you into any US National park. $20. per year or $80. Lifetime. Or after 4 years of $20, single yr, that will turn into lifetime pass. Great deal and worth it. Nice beach only one other car...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MMandSM
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We like driving through Assateague when we visit Ocean City, MD because it is such a unique habitat. There are two parts of the park, a free section and one that you have to pay $20 to enter. This year we saw deer, herons, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Vincent G
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

We spent a few days in ocean city, Maryland and took a trip to this beautiful island. Natural surroundings with easy trails and walk ways over the Bay Area. No bugs in November! Saw a few wild horses and many birds. We will return! Also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank roverirish
Reviewed November 13, 2018

My favorite beach for people watching, wave watching and horse watching. Sometimes all these things happen at the same time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Becky T
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If you bring it in take it out! Not to darn difficult to understand.
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I like the fall.