You have 2 trips in progress. See all
Maryland's only oceanfront park, Assateague State Park hosts water and land activities. Many come to watch the wild horses along the shallow waters of the marsh, and try to spot various bird species and red foxes. Hike or bicycle on trails along the edge of the marshland for wildlife viewing. Trails also lead past Rackliffe House, an 18th-century plantation that has been restored to its former glory. Beaches, camping, and fishing will keep you busy near the shore. To visit Assateague State Park and other attractions in Berlin, use our Berlin tour itinerary planner.
Assateague State Park reviews
We went here on one of the days we were staying in Berlin hoping to see some of the wild horses on the beach. The drive from Berlin to Assateague was an easy one. Maybe 15 minutes away if that. We.... more
We went here on one of the days we were staying in Berlin hoping to see some of the wild horses on the beach. The drive from Berlin to Assateague was an easy one. Maybe 15 minutes away if that. We.... more »
Asseteague Island is absolutely lovely. The long and wide white sand beach is a national treasure. The wild ponies, deer and other critters add to the magic. It’s a great family vacation destination.
Asseteague Island is absolutely lovely. The long and wide white sand beach is a national treasure. The wild ponies, deer and other critters add to the magic. It’s a great family vacation destination. more »
Went for 3 days and had a great time! Each site has a driveway for vehicles (max 2 cars), picnic bench, fire pit and spots for tents. Bathhouse had indoor bathrooms, outdoor and indoor showers. Beach was right next to campsite and was only open to campers. Saw wild horses in the early morning around the camping areas. Would highly recommend and can't wait to go again!
We stayed at Site F150 for 3 nights at the end of April and it was a tremendous experience. A few notes: It was super windy (around 13+ mph) the first night, which required us to purchase a smaller/ lower tent in order to be able to keep it up and sleep in it. Extra/ more heavy duty stakes were an absolute must. We had to make adjustments, but it added to the adventure. The lack of shade is also very real (we discovered on our second day), even in April - something to be aware of when planning a visit. **Do all the nature walks, especially the one at the Welcome Center!** It was a welcome reprieve from the windy shore the first very chilly morning we were there and trying to stay warm. The horses were so cool. We kept our distance of course, but happened to catch a feisty encounter amongst the horse family in the National Park. The access to the ocean was really just incredible. Get up for the sunrise! It's worth it. We will be coming back.
Plan your trip to Berlin
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.Know more
Popular things to do in Berlin
Side trips from Berlin
Hidden gems in Berlin
Golf in Berlin
Nearby attractions in Berlin
Breweries & Distilleries in Berlin
Trips in Assateague State Park by other users
10 days in Maryland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Baltimore Ocean City Sharpsburg 10 days in Delaware BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Fenwick Island Dewey Beach Bridgeville 7 days in Ocean City BY A USER FROM CANADA Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Ocean City Boardwalk Trimper Rides and Amusement Park 14 days in Capital Region USA BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND Williamsburg Virginia Beach Chincoteague Island 7 days in Maryland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Ocean City Baltimore 7 days in Maryland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Baltimore Ocean City