Assateague Island is a barrier island in the Atlantic Ocean and is the only oceanfront park in Maryland. The state park features picturesque campsites with showers, bathrooms and concessions, as well as a public beach at the island's northern end. Bordered by Sinepuxent Bay to the west and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, Assateague State Park is next to a national park, the Assateague Island National Seashore. Assateague State Park is reached by crossing the Verrazano Bridge from route 611. To learn more about Assateague State Park, visit www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/assateague.asp
Assateague Island State Park Hotel -
Spend the day exploring the wild beauty of Assateague Island, then return home to the Grand Hotel and Spa in Ocean City, Maryland. Guests of our hotel near Assateague State Park enjoy an oceanfront resort experience with spacious balconies , a full-service spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness center, wireless internet service in all public areas and more than 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, plus enjoy a delectable array of dining options from traditional American Breakfasts to family-friendly Italian dining.
Assateague Island National Park -
Just 10 miles south of Ocean City, Maryland, Assateague Island National Park was established in 1962 and offers more than 14,000 acres of beach, and a dazzling array of eco-systems that range from saltwater and freshwater marshes to forest, which are home to more than 320 species of birds. One of the highlights of the island is the famed Assateague Lighthouse, which can be visited en route to the beach. Pets are allowed in restricted areas of Assateague Island. To learn more about Assateague Island National Seashore, wikitravel.org/en/Assateague_Island_National_Seashore.
Assateague Island State Park -
Home to a famed herd of wild ponies, Assateague Island is a rare place that offers a secluded and idyllic escape with two miles of pristine beaches and both a state park and national park. Enjoy days of sunbathing and walking on windswept beaches, as well as surfing, kayaking, bird watching and fishing. To learn more about Assateague Island, visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assateague_Island.