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Assateague Island National Seashore Campground

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Picton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

$30 to camp on the ocean amid wild horses! It was magical! We watched the full moon rise out of the ocean. Wild horses are literally everywhere (Site #20 oceanside). The beach is beautiful and clean, just watch for horseshoe crab shells! We brought our dog. The horses weren't bothered by her and she paid no attention to them until... More 

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Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the campground the second weekend in September. Unusually hot and humid and the mosquitoes and gnats were EVERYWHERE. Couldn't sit outside in the campground without being eaten. We stayed in Ocean Loop 2, site 34 and the view of the ocean was nice and the beach was nice (with breeze you could sit there bug free). The sites are... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped over Mother's Day & it was unseasonably cold. It had rained for weeks prior & thankfully only misted a bit when we first got there and then stopped. We were lucky to camp on a site that was mostly grass (my husband is weird & hates sand. I know, I know), though it had a small pond on... More 

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed on the island. We have stayed within a bike ride of the island. We have stayed at short car trip from the island. The common denominator- The Island! The Ponies are everywhere, the water is great, the sand is soft, it is a great time for one, two, or a family. It is has all kinds of... More 

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Thank JLBD100
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have gone beach camping on Assateague Island every summer for the past 7 years, and every year, we bring more friends with us. The National campsites are much better and cleaner than the State Campsites. If you come prepared for the strong sun and horseflies with ample shade and bug repellent, you will have a great... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Camping here is super rustic. Cold water showers and port o potties. Campsites are far from the parking and you have to tow your gear through the sand. Furthermore, there is every type of biting insect imaginable, including flies that bite through your clothes! If you're prepared for all this, you will have a great time. If you don't want... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

My son and his family went down Wednesday and put up their tent, got all set up. The complaints on here are right on. They were in the walk-in oceanside area. The mosquitoes and horseflies put everyone in misery. They had two bottles of maximum strength DEET, didn't make a difference. They weathered a storm that night, and some people... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This was my fourth camping trip, and longest (6 days). There's no shade so bring your own, and plenty of SPF and bug spray. Can't stress bug spray enough, though dry windy weather keeps them at bay. So much beauty and wildlife to appreciate, just make sure your gear is in order. It can be very windy and thunderstorms are... More 

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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We were not planning on camping or swimming on the beach, mainly looking to view the horses and hike some trails. We made a mistake by paying at the state park. We soon realized the national seashore is farther down the road and we had to pay another $20. We drove around and hiked 2 of the 3 trails. We... More 

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VERNON
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stayed in May in a 31 foot motor home. Bathhouses were pit toilets that smelled. I looked down the hole and was expecting to see the guy from the x-files come up and get me. It made me so happy to have my own bathroom and shower so I can stay in beautiful places like this with no discomfort.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Camping is available only in the Maryland district of Assateague Island. Campers are reminded to bring firewood, sunscreen, insect repellent, screen tents for shade and insect protection, and long tent stakes to anchor tents in the sand and wind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Assateague Island National Seashore Campground

Address: 7206 National Seashore Ln, Berlin, MD 21811-2551
Location: United States > Maryland > Berlin
Number of rooms: 104
Also Known As:
Assateague Island National Seashore Campground Hotel Berlin
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