Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.
A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.
As the season cools off and kids get back in the school groove, it’s the perfect time to take a family road trip along the outer cape of portion of Maryland. Make the long trek to the beach much more tolerable by stopping at some of these sites to truly spend quality time with your loved ones.
No summer is complete without a visit to Maryland’s most popular beach. Ocean City is truly a destination that comes with its own culture and rules, but for most every visitor it all comes down to having fun and eating some of the best seafood around. It is also a long-standing favorite for Senior Week, so be cautious planning trips during the first two weeks of June to avoid over-crowded beaches.
The National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.
Two new foals have been spotted among the wild pony herd at Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore.
From the Appalachian Mountains to the Eastern Shore, we have compiled the list of the best spots to enjoy the beauty of autumn.
Maryland officials say Assateague State Park is closing because of Hurricane Irene.
The annual pony auction and swim between Assateague Island in Maryland and Chincoteague Island in Virginia to support Virginia volunteer fire company.
They’re Assateague Island’s famous wild horses. Park officials said the very thing that makes the horses a national treasure and draws millions of visitors to this 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City each year is under threat: Their wildness.
Construction is under way on a new visitor contact station in the Maryland district of Assateague Island
Assateague Island National Seashore is waiving its entrance fee for National Park Week, allowing free access to the shore in both Maryland and Virginia.