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    Assateague Island

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Ranger Guided Programs

Explore Assateague on a ranger guided kayak program!

Explore Assateague on a ranger guided kayak program.

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A variety of ranger guided programs are available to encourage visitors of all ages to enjoy and learn more about the barrier island environment.

 

Program Schedules

Maryland District Program Schedule
July 27 - August 2, 2014 (pdf file, 78kb)
August 3 - August 9, 2014 (pdf file, 75kb)

Maryland District
Assateague Island Visitor Center
410-641-1441 (press 1)

Virginia District Program Schedule
July 27 - August 2, 2014 (pdf file, 846kb)

Virginia District
Toms Cove Visitor Center
410-641-1441 (press 2)

Did You Know?

When you see beach foam think of egg whites! 4 kb

When you see beach foam think of egg whites! Beach foam is created when the tumultuous action of the surf forces air into the ocean water. It is similar to whipping egg whites into froth but instead of egg whites the ocean contains organic compounds that reduce the surface tension of the bubbles.