Assateague State Park
Assateague State Park
7307 Stephen Decatur Highway
Berlin, MD 21842
Phone: 410-641-2120
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Assateague State Park is Maryland's only ocean park. It is located on Assateague Island, a barrier island bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Sinepuxent Bay. Two miles of ocean beaches offer swimming, beachcombing, sunbathing, surfing and fishing. The island's bayside offers visitors the chance to explore secluded coves by canoe or kayak. The marsh areas have a variety of wildlife, including deer, waterfowl and feral horses.
    
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Events
June 13 `15
AMSA Fishing Derby
Assateague Island State Park
Assateague State Park and Assateague Mobile Sport Fisherman’s Association (AMSA) will be co-sponsoring a fishing derby for kids 16 and under. Members from AMSA will be on hand to instruct participants in proper fishing methods for the surf. Surf rescue demonstrations and nature exhibits will also be on display. Lunch will be provided by AMSA. 

Limited equipment is available; please bring personal equipment if possible. Registration is at Assateague State Park Day Use boardwalk, no pre-registration required. 

For more information, call (410) 641-2120 ext 13. 

This event is free and appropriate for ages 16 and under.
June 17 `15
Movies Under the Stars
Assateague Island State Park
Join us out under the stars on the beach behind the Nature Center for a viewing of G-rated family or nature-themed movies. Check our weekly program schedule for this week's feature. Please bring a chair or blanket and your favorite snack and beverage. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Program free to State Park campers; all others program service charge of $3 per vehicle; check-in at State Park Ranger Station office. 

All ages welcome.
June 18 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
June 20 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
June 24 `15
Movies Under the Stars
Assateague Island State Park
Join us out under the stars on the beach behind the Nature Center for a viewing of G-rated family or nature-themed movies. Check our weekly program schedule for this week's feature. Please bring a chair or blanket and your favorite snack and beverage. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Program free to State Park campers; all others program service charge of $3 per vehicle; check-in at State Park Ranger Station office. 

All ages welcome.
June 25 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
June 27 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 1 `15
Movies Under the Stars
Assateague Island State Park
Join us out under the stars on the beach behind the Nature Center for a viewing of G-rated family or nature-themed movies. Check our weekly program schedule for this week's feature. Please bring a chair or blanket and your favorite snack and beverage. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Program free to State Park campers; all others program service charge of $3 per vehicle; check-in at State Park Ranger Station office. 

All ages welcome.
July 2 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 4 `15
Independence Day Carnival
Assateague Island State Park
Come celebrate with us at the Assateague State Park Nature Center for our annual summer carnival. Activities will include games, crafts, nature programs, and raffles. Proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Assateague State Park Nature Center and Interpretive Programs. 
 
For more information call (410) 641-2120 ext 13.
July 4 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 8 `15
Movies Under the Stars
Assateague Island State Park
Join us out under the stars on the beach behind the Nature Center for a viewing of G-rated family or nature-themed movies. Check our weekly program schedule for this week's feature. Please bring a chair or blanket and your favorite snack and beverage. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Program free to State Park campers; all others program service charge of $3 per vehicle; check-in at State Park Ranger Station office. 

All ages welcome.
July 9 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 11 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 15 `15
Movies Under the Stars
Assateague Island State Park
Join us out under the stars on the beach behind the Nature Center for a viewing of G-rated family or nature-themed movies. Check our weekly program schedule for this week's feature. Please bring a chair or blanket and your favorite snack and beverage. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Program free to State Park campers; all others program service charge of $3 per vehicle; check-in at State Park Ranger Station office. 

All ages welcome.
July 16 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
July 18 `15
Campground Critter Encounter
Assateague State Park
Would you like to invite some special guests to your campsite? Our Campground Critter Encounter lets you enjoy an up-close visit with some of our Scales & Tales animals - and the best part is we bring the program to you! Gather your friends and family right at your home away from home and we’ll bring a group of feathered and scaled friends to meet you. You’ll learn about how these animals survive on and around Assateague Island and how you can help to protect wild animals. We’ll even have time for a photo-shoot with you and your new friends! 
 
Service charge applies. Program is for groups up to 20 participants and is 30 minutes in length. 
 
For questions or to schedule your encounter in advance call (410) 641-2120 ext. 12 or email meghan.sochowski@maryland.gov or you can sign up at the Nature Center during your visit. 
 
All ages welcome.
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