"Welcome to Assateagut Island" Assateague Island by tpangelinan

Assateague Island Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 62 photos

Willd ponies & the Four Amigos will greet you

Assateague Island is a wonderful place to explore, fishing, crabbing, clamming, camp on the dunes, hiking, great bird watching and the wild ponies are all over. This island is part of 2 states, Virginia and Maryland. The ponies on the Maryland side are wild and have very little human support, but the Virginia part of the island is maintained to some degree by the National Parks. There is a fence between the 2 state on the island to keep the ponies from crossing to the other side of the island and to keep the herds from mixing. This is a great place to bring the kids!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:It's a wonderful adventure
  • Cons:Bugs
  • In a nutshell:You gotta see this place!
  • Last visit to Assateague Island: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Mar 31, 2005
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2015 at 4:08 AM

    I hadn't heard of this place, so thanks for the informative tour!

    • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
      Mar 19, 2015 at 1:51 PM

      You are welcome! Thanks for visiting our pages and happy travels to you

  • EllenH's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2005 at 4:15 PM

    lets just go camping by the ocean! I have always loved your passport pic.

    • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
      Mar 19, 2015 at 1:53 PM

      I would like nothing more than to be camping by the ocean right now! Thanks for your kind words re: passport pic. That was one of the top ten great moments in my life. Thanks for visiting our pages.

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2004 at 2:16 PM

    You go to some of the neatest places. Many years ago I spent just one day on Assateague, saw a few ponies and did a little hiking. You make me want to return.

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2004 at 8:56 PM

    You really get to the most wonderful places. Those horses are beautiful. With that depth I'd go in a canoe there. Wow.. good find!!! Another great area you have introduced.

  • yooperprof's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2004 at 10:04 AM

    I'm envious of your luck in finding that Spanish coin!

  • May 28, 2004 at 5:39 AM

    Very nice page, sounds like a great place. Love the horses.


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