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Assateague Island National Seashore

#1 of 1 things to do in Assateague Island Features Animals
7206 National Seashore Ln, Assateague Island, MD 21811-2551
+1 410-641-1441
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Girls trip to the beach

Love horses, but if you are afraid I would suggest not going. The beach was very nice. There was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michele F
via mobile
Best beach in Ocean City

Assateague Island still remains one of the best beaches in Ocean City Here you'll find The beach to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scott W
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Germantown, Maryland
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One of America's last fully functioning barrier island ecosystems.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild horses” (184 reviews)
“bay side” (47 reviews)
“ocean city” (129 reviews)
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7206 National Seashore Ln, Assateague Island, MD 21811-2551
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+1 410-641-1441
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love horses, but if you are afraid I would suggest not going. The beach was very nice. There was a snack bar & small gift shop. Campers welcome.

Thank Michele F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Assateague Island still remains one of the best beaches in Ocean City Here you'll find The beach to be pier white sand. The water on most days will be clear water . If you like horses here you will find horses roaming the beach. Here...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We camped here for four days and had a great time. It rained on our last day, but we packed up early and slept in our car with no problems. Get a spot close to the beach if you can. There are a lot of...More

Thank sarinanina2993
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a wonderful experience for my kids ages 3, 5 and 6. If you are looking for a once in a life time beach experience with wide beaches, great surf and dozens of horses than this is your spot. National Park cost to get...More

1  Thank TreatMeLikeARegular
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this beach during our family vacation, and the words that can explain this place are awesome, fantastic, amazing, lots of fun!! Compared to other beaches in the area this place can be considered less crowded. Maybe because you have to pay $20 entrance...More

Thank LifeIsAGift28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We purchased a yearly pass today, well worth the money if you plan on visiting 2+ times a year. Beach is clean, and if you are willing to walk an extra quarter mile away from the boards leading out it isn't as crowded. Showers, bathrooms,...More

Thank kamos85
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of weeks ago I visited Assateague Island for the first time. I was pleasantly surprised as to how nice the place was. The main reason I went there was because pets weren't allowed at the Ocean City Maryland beach and I was told...More

1  Thank armenino
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fun day for the family. We saw a lot of horses up close and they are beautiful. There is a lot to do beyond the horses including the beach and short hikes.

Thank AZCatFan1998
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I just came home from camping at assateague island and it was fantastic! We chose the bay side due to not wanting to get sand on everything. The bathroom/shower facilities were clean & not filled with bugs. The spot itself was a...More

1  Thank Rfrancis11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must visit when in the area. We visited Assateague Island on our road trip from Rehoboth going to Cape Charles. Make sure to stop by the visitor center for the area info and get map of the park. We drove to...More

3  Thank wildorchid99
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Hgtravl
17 July 2017|
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Response from Trawhe | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you pay at the gate when you enter. If you take the first entrance over the bridge, it's the national side. The second entrance is the state side. National side is $20 per car, but you get 7 days of admission with... More
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Dvast8
4 July 2017|
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Response from Sailorsgirl | Reviewed this property |
You would just have to do a Google search to find that information. The Pony Swim is in July, so I expect that's why everything is booked out. You have to book way ahead for this area in summer. It's empty in the fall and... More
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