Berlin, MD: DelMarVa Chapter, Assateague Island Hike

May 06, 2023 9:30AM—1:00PM


Assateague Island Visitor Center at 311800 Marsh View Lane, Berlin MD

Cost Fee area in national seashore. Annual Pass accepted or pay daily rate.

Event Contact Terry Shuchart | Email


Join us on May 6th for a hike in Assateague Island National Seashore – Maryland District. 6-mile hike through the various trails in the national seashore section of Assateague Island in Berlin, Maryland.

We will meet at 9:30am at the North Ocean parking lot. This is within the Federal portion of the Park. You will first pass the Assateague Island Visitor Center at 311800 Marsh View Lane; Berlin, MD. The visitor center opens at 9am if you want to stop there first. After leaving the visitor center, cross over the Verrazzano Bridge and follow the signs for the National Seashore. The North Ocean Parking lot is on the left after you pass the fee entrance booth.

We will be walking on asphalt, raised boardwalks, crushed shell/stones and on sand. The boardwalk sections of the trail were recently renovated! The estimated time of the hike is about 2 hrs 30 minutes. There are several restrooms along the way. Please make sure you have sunscreen, water, and bug spray.

The hike is in a fee area. The daily fee is $25. The annual and lifetime federal parks passes are accepted. We can arrange for carpooling from the Assateague Island Visitor Center for those who don’t have a pass. Please let me know if you are interested in this option.

Pack a lunch and we will gather at the picnic tables after our hike.