Directions and Transportation

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Find Your Way on Assateague with a Map!

Park maps, trail maps, campground maps and more.

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Take a Self-Guided Tour from home!

Take a Self-Guided Tour with our Park Rangers. Call 410-864-9128 or visit Accessible with mobile devices only.



By Vehicle
There are two entrances to Assateague Island National Seashore. Assateague's north entrance is at the end of Route 611, eight miles south of Ocean City, MD. The south entrance is at the end of Route 175, two miles east of Chincoteague, VA. There is no vehicle access between the two entrances on Assateague Island. Vehicles must return to the mainland to access either the north or south entrance.

By Plane
The closest airports are Ocean City Municipal Airport (410-213-2471) and Salisbury-Wicomico County Regional Airport (410-548-4827).

Public Transportation
There is no public transportation available to Assateague Island National Seashore.


Warning about GPS Systems! Vehicle Navigation Systems and GPS units may provide inaccurate information - sending drivers to wrong destinations.


Physical Addresses

Business Offices - Maryland District
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811

Ranger Station/Campground Office - Maryland District
6633 Bayberry Drive
Berlin, MD 21811

Assateague Island Visitor Center - Maryland District
11800 Marsh View Lane
Berlin, MD 21811

Toms Cove Visitor Center - Virginia District
8586 Beach Rd.
Chincoteague, VA 23336

Last updated: May 6, 2020

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811


410 641-1441

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