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Assateague State Park
Based on 258 traveler reviews
More than Expected!
Feb 25, 2015 by: mariadB7667SZ from
I visited Assateague State Park with a group of friends and my boyfriend. All I knew about the park previously was that it was a sister to the more well-known Chincoteague Island. Not surprisingly, I loved this place! We started out in the visitor center, where we got to learn about some of the flora and fauna and history of the island. After that, we hit some of the hiking trails. They were very comfortable and easy for us beginner hikers, and the scenery was beautiful! It was really interesting to see the old highway, and walking on it helped ease a couple of our group who were having trouble walking in the sand for long periods of time. After hiking, we took our picnic lunch on the beach. It was a really beautiful place to visit, definitely something I would do often if I lived closer. My sole complaint was that we only saw two of the famous ponies, both on the drive in. But of course, that's not something that can be controlled, and it was really interesting learning about the ponies and how they help raise funds by auctioning off the right to name new foals! I'd recommend this park to pretty much anyone - it is kid-friendly, great for groups or couples, but would be just as fun solo. Just make sure you bring your camera!
Wild Horses of Assateague State Park��
Feb 23, 2015 by: JPB195528 from Latham, New York
You will love Assateague park you will discover thing so bring your camera with you. There a lot of great photo opportunities to take pictures of course there are the wild horses the ocean and nature to There is a charge to get in the park but it worth it so bring the one you love or a friend with you to share the experience of the state park two thumb up.
Great camping with Ponies,
Feb 22, 2015 by: ERP50 from SALISBURY
Very peaceful place to visit. Ocean City is a few miles away for all the entertainment you could want. Frontier Town is just down the road. Plenty todo or not to do. Bike paths are all over the Park.
Feb 21, 2015 by: Kitty C from
Used my State Park Pass and came early and put in at the state park with my kayak and kayaked until check in-Beautiful start of the vacation. Supply store nearby.
Love this National Park
Feb 19, 2015 by: RJRednose from Berlin, Maryland
Our summer place is just a few miles away from Asateague Island National Seashore. We go all the time and never tire of it. We rent kayaks and stand up paddle boards and have a blast every time. Dog friendly, they come with us (call ahead to ensure they don't have a scheduled group that will use all the kayaks-http://www.mdcoastalbays.org/rentals). No pets allowed on the Virginia side, called Chincoteague. You can rent bikes too. We enjoy biking from the bay side to the ocean side and back. Bring a bird identification book, or use your mobile device. Bring your own food, water and beverages. Please DRIVE SLOW. Ponies have been hit by cars I think every year. Enjoy! Get out of the car to get the full experience. We have visited every month of the year.
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