Backcountry Camping Closures
Pope Bay, Green Run, Pine Tree & Tingles Island backcountry campsites will be closed on these dates due to hunting seasons: October 15-25, 2014; November 13-15, 2014; November 29-December 13, 2014; January 16-19, 2015 More »
Assateague Island National Seashore prepares a variety of planning and environmental documents to help guide it in managing park resources. These documents can range from site-specific impact analyses on facility locations to broader park-wide plans for future use and management of the park.
Finding of No Significant Impact - Parking Area Removal and Relocation (PDF file, 2.2 MB)
Long Range Transportation Plan (PDF file, 52kb)
Alternative Transportation Study - Public Meeting, January 17, 2009 (PDF file, 13kb)
Alternative Transportation Study: Initial Public Meetings will be held October 16, 2008 (PDF file, 22kb)
Alternative Transportation Planning
Long Range Interpretive Plan (PDF file, 986kb)
Did You Know?
Just like people, seastars eat clams, oysters and mussels! Instead of using tools to open their lunch they pull it apart using tube feet that work like suction cups. Then they push their stomach out of their centrally located mouth and into their prey and liquidate it!