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Weekend beach fun, wild horse and hike trip to Assauteague Island

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  • Price: $12.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • ***NO park entrance fee since this is National Park Day week***

    ***This trip is FAMILY, PETS and KIDS friendly***

    ***A few backpacking team members will stay at the campsite too****

    ****REFUND POLICY:  Refund is offered only if the beach is closed by NPS****

    We will stay at one of the ocean side group campground for the weekend. 

    Click here to see detailed campsite information.

    You must check in at Ranger Station first and get your car parking pass tag before you can drive to the group campground. Jin will send out detailed campsite information through email 3 days before the event day. 

    Ranger Station: (410) 641 - 1441

    Ranger station address: [masked], [masked] on 

    6633 Bayberry drive, Berlin, MD

    Follow US Route 50 east to MD Route 611 south. Proceed over Verrazano Bridge. Take first RIGHT onto BayBerry Drive. Continue 2.25 miles to entrance station. Take first right to ranger station to register and check in.


    It is a very special sightseeing and hiking event to Assateague and Chincoteague Island. This journey will give you life time beautiful memories.

    A popular family vacation spot, Chincoteague Island has something to offer for every visitor. The Assateague bridge provides vehicle access from Chincoteague to Assateague Island. Enjoy an incredible Assateague sunrise or sunset, the crashing waves of the Atlantic and beautiful sands of its unspoiled beaches. Chincoteague is near some of the most pristine waters in the state. Outdoor recreation and marine adventures await. 

    A visit to Chincoteague lets you experience the wild ponies and one of the most beautiful areas along the East Coast.

    This group will stay at a "Walk In" group campground "Ocean Side" on Maryland side on Friday night and check out on Saturday by 11am. 

    This will be "Car Camping" group: Camping next to where our cars are. So it's family/kids/pets friendly. 


    Island Entry fees: FREE. This week is National Park Day week. 

    -------Map Links-------

      1. Park Map: Click. 

      2. Island Trail map on MD side: Click here. 

      3. VA Trail map: Click here.

      4. Chiconteague Island map: Click here.

      5. Camping site map: Click here.

      6. Wild horses inform: Click here.

      7. Entry Fee, Permit information: Click here.

      8. Chincoteague Island local activities: click.

      -----OPTIONAL suggested activities -----

      1. Sunset and sunrising on the beach.

      2. Hiking activities: Leader may suggest group hiking time. 

      There are 4 hiking loops: 

      (1) The life of the marsh nature trail. 

      (2) The life of the Dunes nature trail. 

      (3) The life of the forest nature trail.

      (4)  Or just walk along the seashore as long as you like.

      3. Driving to nearby Ocean City and do a few hours' sightseeing.

      4. Setting up your own camp fire. You can buy fire from local stores. 

      5. Drive to Chincoteague Island for a few hours sightseeing. 

      6. Kayaking or canoeing or sailing from the boat launching area in a protested bay section. 

      ------- campsite facilities----  

      1. Camp store.

      2. Solar lit bathroom w shower.

      3. Electric outlet at nearby Ranger Station.

      4. Grill, fire ring, picnic table.

      5. Dumpster.

      6. Pay phone. 

      Whether update:

      ------Carpool locations and carpool fees-----

      Fees: Car pool ride is NOT a free ride. Minimum $20/pp pay to your driver in order to be fair. Making friends and sharing cost :-)

      The round trip from DC is about 300 miles, $6 Bay Bridge toll fee.

      Event hosts are NOT responsible for finding you a ride. Please secure your ride by posting comments here. 

      *If you can offer a ride:  From where and how many you can take. *If you need a ride: From where or carpool location.

      --------------Waiver Terms -------------------

      By signing up for this event, you agree to the DC-HBC's Liability Waiver terms. Follow the "Hiker Responsibility Code": (Click)You are responsible for yourself.  So be prepared.  For Emergency:(click for more inform)

      National Park Serve Emergency Line: (866)[masked]

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  • shae
    Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Jin, Z
    Certified Hike Leader/ Certified in Wilderness First Aid, Organizer,
    Event Host

    I work & live in DC down town area. I love swimming, SUP paddling, canoeing and hiking. I own 2... more

Your organizer's refund policy for Weekend beach fun, wild horse and hike trip to Assauteague Island

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled

Additional notes: Refund is offered only if the beach is closed by National Park service

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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