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A fine beach

The only buildings on this beach are bathrooms, changing rooms, and a naturalist's shack. A very... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2012
Rochester, New York
Great Family Beach

National Sea Shore site, Clean, never as crowded as Ocean city or beach further north. Very family... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2012
Elkton, Maryland
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“beautiful beach” (52 reviews)
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“wild ponies” (42 reviews)
Assateague Island, VA
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

The only buildings on this beach are bathrooms, changing rooms, and a naturalist's shack. A very quiet, family oriented beach. Please consider joining others in an attempt by the NPS to limit access to this gem.

Thank naphhof
Reviewed 12 July 2012

National Sea Shore site, Clean, never as crowded as Ocean city or beach further north. Very family oriented.

1  Thank ED W
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Huge beach-room for everyone! Lifeguards work hard!

Thank Bob407
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Every Year, Me and my family escape New Jersey, and go to a quieter, less crowded beach on Assateague Island Virginia. It is always great, and our last vacation was no exception!! The beaches were not crowded, and the water was surprisingly clear. It made...More

Thank Andrew V
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Very big and spread out. Showers, bathrooms, changing rooms. Everything ya need.

1  Thank papalovins
Reviewed 11 July 2012

lots and lots of sun,saw some horses !!!!!,I was worried they were going to vote against the beach but i'm glad they didn't!

Thank alexis m
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Go to the beach on the left (non-lifeguard) so you can body board. Also stop by the beach on tom's cove. Apparently I need to say more about the beach, its long only a small part is accessible by car, of course small is relative...More

Thank Davhamm
Reviewed 10 July 2012

This wasn't my 2-year-old son's first time to the beach but it was the first time he really enjoyed it! He called it the 'sandbox' and we made it out to the beach each morning of our vacation. The beach was clean and uncrowded. There...More

1  Thank acsbaltimore
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Clean, lovely, not crowded. $15 for a beach pass for the week, as well as a discount for seniors. Walk to the left for a bit and you will find yourself alone completely. Wonderful...

Thank LeighkarenL
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Beautiful and clean. Some areas can only be reached by bike or hike and they are the most secluded parts of beach. You look both ways and think you are on tropical island. White sand. No boardwalk - which was a major plus for me...More

Thank Jasonbum
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28 June 2017|
Response from Lisa N | Reviewed this property |
I think so. I did see a couple places where there were long blue heavy mats down over the sand that I assumed were for people in wheelchairs. I don't think they went all the way down to the water--at least when I was... More