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All reviews visitor center bug spray beautiful beach wild ponies hiking trails wildlife refuge the loop beach area bird watching great place to visit tom's cove light house nature center bus tour off season natural beauty bald eagles
Beautiful beaches and hikes--definitely go in the off season.We saw the horses but they were the least impressive part of the day. Some of the hikes are really easy--literally on paved roads, and great for biking.
Always something different to see regardless of time or season, but I love early spring at dawn and dusk. Your drive through is limited until 3 pm each day to give the wildlife some peace, but you can walk or bicycle through at anytime. Walk...More
There are lots of trails along with a couple of visitor centers. You can walk to the lighthouse where you might get a glimpse of a pony! Bring binoculars! There is also a beach where you can go walking. This is an absolutely gorgeous area...More
Chincoteague has the special gift of a population of Tundra Swan and Snow Goose during the winter. They are a sight you will not forget. There are numerous trails to walk or bike, and opportunities to see/ride ponies if that’s your thing.
The wildlife “drive”...More
Chincoteague is a summer favorite for our family for camping in shady Tom's Cove and the beaches in the refuge which are gorgeous. I personally find the wetlands too muggy and buggy in the dead of summer. Fall and spring are the best times for...More
We saw so many more types of animals than we expected! Several types of gulls, as well as egrets, herons, ducks, swans, loons, geese, vultures, and even a bald eagle - and outside of birds we also saw a fox and a raccoon, a Delmarva...More
We went on a cold windy day in February but had a wonderful time. We saw many different types of birds, ducks, waterfowl etc. We only saw about 4 ponies but they were magnificent. We walked on the beach and got some pretty shells as...More
We went in chilly February, but that's a great time to see migrating waterfowl like the HUNDREDS of Snow Geese we saw on the snowy beach. It was unforgettable, and when they took off to move to a different place it was magical. Also saw...More