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.
Life on the Edge
Camping at Assateague
Camping at Assateague can be an amazing experience if you plan ahead! Be prepared for camping on a barrier island.
Ranger Guided Programs
Join us on a ranger guided program and learn more about the barrier island environment.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Assateague Island isn't the only thing changing around here - our hours change too! Check out what's open & when.
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.
Assateague's General Management Plan
Our General Management Plan will guide Assateague Island National Seashore managers for the next 15 to 20 years in protecting the Seashore.
Enjoy their beauty from a distance, and you can help make sure these extraordinary wild horses will continue to thrive on Assateague Island.
Last updated: July 16, 2018