• An Assateague wild horse finding shelter in the dunes.

    Assateague Island

    National Seashore MD,VA

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Local Partners & Information Resources
Worcester County Tourism (800-852-0335)
Chincoteague Island Chamber of Commerce (757-336-6161)
Ocean City Chamber of Commerce (410-213-0552)
 
Nearby Attractions
Assateague State Park (410) 641-2120
NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility (757) 824-2298
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (757) 336-6122
 

Did You Know?

Prickly pear cactus is native to dry, sandy areas on Assateague Island. 4 kb

Prickly pear cactus is native to dry, sandy areas on Assateague Island. American Indians applied peeled pads to wounds and drank pad tea for lung ailments. Fruits were eaten fresh or dried for winter use.