Assateague Island is a 37 mile barrier island on the coast of Virginia and Maryland. Besides the wild life habitat for migrating birds, land animals and sea creatures, Assateague Island is known for its wild horses. More, there are recreation activities such as camping, hiking, picnicking, swimming, fishing, boating, biking, photography, and exciting educational programs for both kids and adults alike.
Note: There is no through road from one end of the island to the other. There are 2 entry points. One in Salisbury, Maryland and one in Chincoteague, Virginia. Pets are only allowed if leashed on the Maryland end of the island. There is also the Assateague Lighthouse where one can climb up the top and see the view.
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