If you are visiting the virginia side look to the commercial campgrounds there at chincoteague island. Year 2019 camping season.
National park service provides bayside and oceanside campsite year round.
Assateague island campgrounds maryland. Camping at assateague will be a pleasant experience if you plan ahead. Department of the interior. Campers are reminded to bring firewood locally purchased sunscreen insect repellent.
Submit your pictures assateague island. Assateague island national seashore is a unit of the national park service system of the us. Camping is a great way to enjoy the beach.
Camping is premitted only on the maryland side of assateague island. Located on the east coast along the atlantic ocean in maryland and virginia assateague island is the largest natural barrier island ecosystem in the middle atlantic states region that remains predominantly unaffected by. Camping is available only in the maryland district of assateague island.
Theres nothing like overnight camping near ocean city maryland. Camping at assateague island national seashore is permitted only on the maryland side of assateague. Two herds of wild horses make their home on assateague island separated by a fence at the maryland virginia line.
Campgrounds near ocean city md. The barrier island habitat can be harsh if you are not prepared. Located just 8 miles south of ocean city maryland assateague island national seashore is a 37 mile long gem in the national and state park systems.
Youll find a variety of campsites with everything from basic tents to luxury motor homes cottages and classic wood cabins. Learn about the best camping spots in ocean city including assateague or one of several campgrounds or rv parks. The maryland park service offers more than 2000 campsites 120 full service and camper cabins and 100 picnic shelters to guests.
These small but sturdy shaggy horses have adapted to their environment over the years by eating dune and marsh grasses and drinking fresh water from ponds. Properties ranked using exclusive tripadvisor data including traveler ratings confirmed availability from our partners prices booking popularity location and personal user preferences.