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Assateague State Park

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Clean beach

We go to Assateague every year. Hit the Federal park as opposed to the Maryland state park. Clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian P
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Awesome place to see!

Great place to visit to see the wild horses and make sure you kayak at Super Fun Eco Tours! Also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Porterhub
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“beautiful beach”(28 reviews)
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State park that is managed by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.
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7307 Stephen Decatur Hwy, Berlin, MD 21811-2653
+1 410-641-2120
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Assateague every year. Hit the Federal park as opposed to the Maryland state park. Clean beaches, small snack bar at north beach. This beach also has lifeguards. South beach less populated but swim at your own risk. Changing area and primitive toilets...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit to see the wild horses and make sure you kayak at Super Fun Eco Tours! Also, had a great time on the beautiful beach.

Thank Porterhub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach! A must visit while in ocean city! You can do the state park or the national park! Got to see the wild horses.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a day trip to see the wild horses of Assateague Island. When we got to the Visitors Center, we were greeted by Dan. He was a a wealth of information about the island for both the Maryland and Virginia side....More

Thank Kbron2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the surprising feeling of 2 experiences all in 1!.On white sand completely under the sun,dunes with vegetation that resembled sage brush,wind so mighty that it created an overall feel of out west in wide open spaces but creating another feeling of freedom.then strait...More

3  Thank Anita C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cloudy, rainy day when we visited but the museum was very interesting. They have live presentations- we were the only ones there at the time so it was one on one. The water display was very interesting. They told us the horses...More

2  Thank sandyolsommer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a bus tour with an excellent tour guide, Very attractive area with history especialy the wild ponies. Large beach on the ocean plus biking trails make this a good family destination

Thank risserapp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We always go here when we are on the east coast. It's such a quit an beautiful beach. The horses are gorgeous if you get a chance to go when they swim the ponies across its definitely a site to see

Thank brandi s
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Majority of bike trails are paved. Nice flat writing surface. The beach is very clean. Porta potties, shower, changing areas available. Lots of parking. Always remember to park facing in. Don't back your vehicle in. These instructions are posted everywhere. There are lifeguard stations but...More

1  Thank boltwoman1
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Assateague is MUCH less crowded than the beach on OC (which is also great!) This is a more relaxed beach. We live it!

Thank Matt P
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cfromnh
June 27, 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
The State Park is the best option. There is a $20 fee to enter, but it is worth it. There are many areas to drive into and park your car. The park is very large and you may have to move from area to area to see the... More
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Suellen K
May 11, 2018|
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Response from catinzhat | Reviewed this property |
Yes have electric and non electric sites
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Suellen K
May 11, 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of sites for both campers and tents.
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