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Assateague State Park

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Address: 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: +1 410-641-2120
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State park that is managed by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.

State park that is managed by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.

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Amazing Beauty!

This is an incredible treasure so close to the hustle and bustle of Ocean City. To really appreciate the full scope of the beauty, park at the welcome center/museum and take a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an incredible treasure so close to the hustle and bustle of Ocean City. To really appreciate the full scope of the beauty, park at the welcome center/museum and take a long walk (Short Hike) across the bridge and to the beach. I guarantee that you won't be disappointed!

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent campground, super nice staff. Sites are nice, but if you are tenting please note that the pads are all asphalt and not crushed gravel like most other Maryland State Park Campgrounds. This was my mistake for not calling first and inquiring. The wind picked up this weekend incredibly, an old 6 man tent is not really designed for sustained... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are tired of the hustle and bustle of life or the noise of Ocean City's boardwalk this place will restore your inner peace. As a bonus you may see deer or the ponies. We have gone several times and have seen just one or on other days as many as 35 ponies. Even when we see only one... More 

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Berlin, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visit Assateague frequently, all year round, as we are lucky enough to live in the area. We love the beauty of the beach and the laid-back atmosphere, as compared to the more commercial Ocean City beaches. If seeing the wild ponies is important to you, it's been our experience that they come out consistently in the... More 

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Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made two trips on consecutive days but only saw a handful of horses. Felt that I was on a sand farm viewing the equine livestock.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Rehobeth this past weekend and took the short trip down to Assateague State Park. Spent the good part of the day walking the many trails and beach area. Saw quite a few ponies as well as other wildlife. Packed a picnic lunch and ate on a bay side beach equipped with picnic benches. Just a great day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was unusually warm but making it a lovley beach day in Assateague. We did see 7 horses on the beach but they are harder to stop this time of year as they travel south. There are about 88 horses on the island total. If you can get a tour by Ben the forest ranger I would set that... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After touring Chicoteague National Park, and seeing the ponies from a distance, on a whim we decided to head to Assateague to see if my six and eight year old and I could get a closer look. We did not. But what we found was a really amazing state and national park that sat side by side with some of... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited with two young children and were fortunate to have 7 ponies to great up as we entered the park. After the children were sufficiently entertained we spent the rest of the day on the beach. It was clean and easily accessible. They had rest rooms and outdoor showers for sandy bodies. We visited in October and it was... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to go to Assateague SP to see the ponies. They are beautiful and so fun to watch whether you do so from your car or a boat. I highly recommend!

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