Take a Bike!

photo of visitors biking in the Maryland district taken from the perspective of one of the bikers.

Hop on your bike and explore the island! Several miles of bike trails wind through the island in both Maryland and Virginia.

Cyclists may travel to Assateague over a bicycle-pedestrian bridge and follow a paved bike path along Bayberry Drive through 4 miles of island habitat. There is parking lot for hikers and cyclists on the southwest side of the bridge to Assateague as well as parking on Assateague Island. Rental bicycles are available seasonally from Assateague Outfitters.
Maryland District Trail Map

A paved path leads bicycles from Chincoteague to Assateague. Parking is also available at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Rental bicycles are available seasonally on Chincoteague Island. Contact the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce for more information.

  • Wildlife Loop - 3 1/4 mile loop
  • Woodland Trail - 1 1/2 mile loop
  • Swan Cove Trail - 1/2 mile
  • Black Duck Marsh Trail - 1 mile
  • Service Road- 1 1/4 mile, Partial access of the service road was opened to bikers in mid-2016. This portion is UNPAVED and only open to bikers 1.25 miles, ending at D-dike.

Virginia District Trail Map

Last updated: October 17, 2020

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