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Park Service gives 5 star service here

Clean, well attended. Toilets and changing rooms in parking lot. Water is sooo blue but cold. Very *

Reviewed 2 days ago
alexandria, va
Shelling and Chillin'

Among my wife's favorite activities is seashell collecting. So, when she learned that she could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chuck L
Taneytown, MD, United States
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“ocean city” (28 reviews)
“wild ponies” (41 reviews)
Assateague Island, VA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean, well attended. Toilets and changing rooms in parking lot. Water is sooo blue but cold. Very *

Thank free120
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among my wife's favorite activities is seashell collecting. So, when she learned that she could find seashells in Chincoteaque Beach, we were on our way. As a wheelchair user, the sand and my motorized transportation are not compatible, but I made the best of this...More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Chincoteague Island without visiting the Assateague Beach? You must be joking. Miles and miles of unspoiled wide sandy beaches, Assateague is great for relaxing, hunting sea shells, and for your kids. The beach has access to public toilets and is frequently staffed with lifeguards,...More

3  Thank Hugh T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today out of curiosity my family and I found this place. When we got there we were surprised on how beautiful the view is. There were wild ponies and all sorts of wild life. I will definitely go back for the 4th of July. The...More

1  Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually saw horses on the beach in Maryland but none here both times we visited. The beach is very nice but be prepared for wind and cold water in June.

Thank gailmath
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Assateague beach is located in the Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island. In other words, it is not Ocean City or Rehoboth, with restaurants in easy walking distance. On the way to the beach, if you go early enough, you get a glimpse of...More

4  Thank jonekn
Reviewed 30 May 2017

For anyone content to see wildlife it is a great place to go. In 3 visits to the beach area over 5 days, we saw some of the Ponies, Shore birds, Black Ducks Geese, lots of Egrets, Herons, Ibises, bunches of Gulls (of course) and...More

Thank paintguy48
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The national park on this barrier island is a spectacular place to explore. We had 2 carloads of people and we visited 3 times during our vacation week in the area. There were two of us with National Park Senior passes so we were able...More

2  Thank 20hdk
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited with a 2yo and 7yo, who enjoyed looking at the ponies but quickly lost interest after they realized they couldn't touch or go near them. The beach is very pretty, but we were there in the off season so the beach at Ocean...More

3  Thank Crowski1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

While we were at Lighthouse then went to Beach It was smoke free awesome BeachBut if you want to swim must go in June July.

Thank Ramesh P
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