Berlin, MD: DelMarVa Chapter, Assateague Island National Seashore Hike

May 18, 2024 9:30AM—12:30PM


Assateague Island North Ocean Parking Lot at 311800 Marsh View Lane, Berlin, MD.

Cost This is a fee area in federal national seashore. Annual Pass accepted or pay daily rate

Event Contact Terry Shuchart | Email


Join us for a 6 mile hike in Assateague Island National Seashore – Maryland District. We will be hiking on the Life of the Forest, Life of the Dunes & Life of the Marsh 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 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.