Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland
Categories: National Parks, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Witness wild ponies running free on 16,720 hectares (41,320 acres) at Assateague Island National Seashore, a portion of Assateague Island run by the National Park Service. Stop in at the visitors center before crossing over into the park. Walk the shores of its famous white sand beaches, take a short hike, swim anywhere on the island, or even go fishing (Maryland fishing license required). While the island hosts a variety of birds, it is most well-known for its free-roaming, wild ponies. These Assateague Island wild ponies wander along the beaches near Chincoteague, Virginia, and Ocean City, Maryland. In addition to participating in recreational activities available on the Island, take a tour to see these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Arrange your visit to Assateague Island National Seashore and discover more family-friendly attractions in Berlin using our Berlin tourist route planner.
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My husband and I have been coming here for few years and just love the beach and nature walks and of course the horses. We see them in every visit and just love them walking around . We got a senior p... read more »
Beautiful place away from the hustle and bustle of the boardwalk...fabulous long white beaches and rolling waves...not too crowded and amazing wild ponies roaming the sands and surrounding areas. By f... read more »
My wife and i stand up paddled the bay side of the national park side. We went through the marshes. Saw the wild ponies. Stop at visitor's center and pay 20 bucks for 7 day pass. Go over bridge. Make ... read more »
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