Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland

Mailing Address:
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, MD 21811

(410) 641-1441

Description: Assateague Island National Seashore is a protected area known for its Atlantic beaches and for trails that wind through marshland, dunes and pine forest.

What To Do: Discover the Possibilities at Assateague! First-time visitors should stop at the visitor centers to see exhibits and obtain information about the many recreational activities and natural features in the seashore. Seasonally, a wide variety of guided programs can be enjoyed to enhance your visit.

You can also try these activities:

  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Horseback riding
  • Over-Sand Vehicles (OSV)
  • Shell Collecting
  • Shellfishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming and Surfing

Campsites: Camping is available only in the Maryland district of Assateague Island. Download the Assateague Island National Seashore Campgrounds Map 

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Maryland District is open year round, 24 hours a day.

Virginia District
Open January-February: 6 am – 6 pm.
March-April: 6 am – 8 pm.
May-September: 5 am – 10 pm.
October: 6 am – 8 pm.
November-December: 6 am – 6 pm.

Fees: Visiting by foot/bicycle is free. For motorcycles and vehicles, fees range from $15 to $40. Click here for complete list of fees.

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