Life on the Edge

Want to live on the edge? Visit a place recreated each day by ocean wind and waves. Life on Assateague Island has adapted to an existence on the move. Explore sandy beaches, salt marshes, maritime forests and coastal bays. Rest, relax, recreate and enjoy some time on the edge of the continent.

Camping site with RV, picnic table, chairs and American flag

Camping at Assateague

Camping at Assateague can be an amazing experience if you plan ahead! Be prepared for camping on a barrier island.

Visitors crowd around a horseshoe crab caught and released on a Marine Explorers program

Ranger Guided Programs

Join us on a ranger guided program and learn more about the barrier island environment.

view of the front of the campground office/contact station in the Maryland District

Operating Hours & Seasons

Assateague Island isn't the only thing changing around here - our hours change too! Check out what's open & when.

Visitors kayaking on the bayside of Assateague

Things to Do

Kayaking is just one of the ways to explore Assateague. Stop at the visitor centers to discover other ways to enjoy your park.

Newsletter about the changes to the recreational beach in the Virginia District

Your New Beach Experience - Virginia

Join us at an Open House on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to learn more about future changes to the recreational beach in the Virginia District.

Last updated: July 21, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811

Phone:

(410) 641-1441

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