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Assateague Island National Seashore

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Address: 7206 National Seashore la, Assateague Island, MD 21811
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One of America's last fully functioning barrier island ecosystems.

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I highly recommend this park. I visited in February, so can't speak to any crowding in the summer months, but the beach is beautiful and the cove side is very peaceful, full of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this park. I visited in February, so can't speak to any crowding in the summer months, but the beach is beautiful and the cove side is very peaceful, full of various birds. Nice lighthouse, too.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We keep coming back every time we're in OCMD. We love seeing the wild horses on the island, the water, the sea life and the wildlife. I think this hidden treasure is worth the drive. You can pay $15 and get a week long pass, drive through the nature park, swim at the island beach, stay when the sun goes... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Assateague Island National Seashore at the end of the 2016. The day was sunny day and not so cold. I didn`t know the place until my son learned this place at school and he told me to want to go there. Although there are a little bit far from DC area, but I believe it is worth for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful beach, a lot of mosquitoes :D you can make a barbecue there. We didn´t see any horses but still very nice experience

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Denton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend loves horses so for her birthday I planned a surprise trip to Assateague National park. I was a little worried because it was Jan but the weather, while foggy and a little misty, was bearable. We started on the VA side and managed to see some ponies far off in the distance, the lighthouse was really neat as... More 

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Spoleto, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Assateague Island National Seashore is a very special place. Our dog and ourselves enjoyed walking the miles of pristine beaches, with the constant breaking of large Atlantic waves. Clean air. A wonderful place to reacharge one's batteries! We liked visiting the National Seashore so much that we went there on three successive days! On one of the days, we... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to see the horses but they were on the sidewalks next to the road only. I would have liked to see them running on the beach or roaming the marshes. Ranger said they stay marsh side in winter because it's too buggy to go there in the summer. We saw one older colt, so cute, the rest full... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love visiting Assateague each year while staying in Ocean City. Not only is seeing the wild ponies a unique experience, the view from the beach is beautiful.

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Richland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is perfect if you love nature. Have been camping there for years. There are no hookups. Most parts of the park permit quiet generators until 10pm. You are right at the beach. Ponies roam all over the park. Bring your camera. Please keep your food locked in your car or in your hard side camper. Do not touch,... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the National seashore, not the state park right in front. State park was closed anyway. We were camping for 1 night, Bayside quiet zone with a tent. Was like 30 bucks, You can hear the generators from the non quiet zone. Before you rent a spot, drive through ans see what is available, some sites have good... More 

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