Take in all 37 miles of island beauty! The island is open year round and always has plenty of wildlife to observe.
Assateague Island National Seashore - Virginia District
Open January-February: 6 am - 6 pm. March-April: 6 am - 8 pm. May-September: 5 am - 10 pm. October: 6 am - 8 pm. November-December: 6 am - 6 pm.
CHINCOTEAGUE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE & ASSATEAGUE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE INFORMATION:
REFUGE HOURS: 6AM to 6PM
Beach is open for swimming, sunbathing, sitting, beach combing, hiking, exercise, and fishing.
Hiking and biking trails are open.
Parking Lots open
Bathroom facilities available
Herbert Bateman Visitor Center, Refuge Trek and Assateague Lighthouse remain closed.
Toms Cove Visitor Center walk up window is open Friday-Sunday 10am-Noon and 1pm-4pm to purchase OSV permits and secure bonfire permits. Winter schedule will begin November 29: Friday-Monday 10am-Noon and 1pm-4pm. Closed Christmas Day.