Park authorities say a beachgoer has drowned after going for a late-night swim at the Assateague Island National Seashore.
An annual report has given Assateague State Park’s beach in Maryland a “superstar” rating for water quality.
Assateague beaches have reopened after an extensive search by the Army Corps of Engineers found no unexploded ordnance from World War II.
Bombs discovered. Unexploded World War II ordnances washed up on Assateague Island and authorities were forced to shut down the beach so the bomb squad could detonate the dangerous devices.
The National Park Service says it is partially re-opening Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore, which sustained some damage during Superstorm Sandy.
The National Park Service says two people have been charged in the fatal shooting of an Assateague Island wild horse during a public deer hunt.
Officials are considering raising the 2012 fees for camping at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland.
Construction is under way on a new visitor contact station in the Maryland district of Assateague Island
National Park Service officials say piping plover mating season has begun at Assateague Island National Seashore.