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Assateague Island Lighthouse, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

Assateague Island Lighthouse, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by ill., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in [4] p, [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assateague Lighthouse (Va.),
  • Lighthouses -- Virginia,
  • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (Va. and Md.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14533349M
    OCLC/WorldCa52421759

    Located in Piney Island, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Museum of Chincoteague. Robert N. Reed Downtown Waterfront Park and Assateague Lighthouse are also within 3 mi (5 km). Chincoteague Natonal Wildlife Refuge. Tacre refuge is the gateway to Assateague Island National Seashore and home to the famous Chincoteague ponies. There is plenty to see and do in this pristine park, including hunting, hiking, biking, fishing and kayaking.

    Take a walk on the wild side at Assateague Island National Seashore just 10 minutes from our hotel. Learn more; At NASA Wallops Flight Facility, explore the past, present and future of aeronautic technology. Learn more; Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect spot for birdwatching, fishing and clamming. Learn moreLocation: Main Street. Rent kayaks to view the area’s natural splendor by water, or obtain a pass to Assateague National Wildlife Refuge and beach to admire the beautiful scenery on your own two feet. Also, be sure to check out the world-famous Chincoteague Island Pony Swim, consisting of a full week of festivities!/5.

    Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages nearly all of the land area on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island as a National Wildlife Refuge. More t acres of beach, maritime forest, saltmarsh, and freshwater marsh habitats house a spectacular variety of migratory birds, plants, and other animals. Assateague Light is the foot-tall lighthouse located on the southern end of Assateague Island off the coast of the Virginia Eastern Shore, United States. The lighthouse is located within the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and can be accessed by road from Location: Poplar Street W, Chincoteague Island, , VA.


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Assateague Island Lighthouse, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Established inChincoteague National Wildlife Refuge includes more t acres of beach, dunes, marsh, and maritime forest. The refuge is open from 6am Assateague Island Lighthouse 6pm, 7 days a week.

Visitor Center hours are 9am to 4pm, 7 days a week. This list shows data from eBird Trail Tracker. Since many refuge locations are included, one species may be. Assateague Island National Seashore Assateague Island is divided between the states of Maryland and Virginia. On the Virginia side of Assateague Island, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is owned and managed by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), with the exception of acres in National Park Service (NPS) holdings. The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is a 14,acre (57 km 2) wildlife preserve operated by the U.S.

Fish & Wildlife is primarily located on the Virginia half of Assateague Island with portions (only about 3%) located on the Maryland side of the island, as well as Morris Island and Wildcat refuge contains a large variety of wildlife animals and birds, including the Location: Accomack County, Virginia /.

Attractions near Assateague Lighthouse: ( mi) Bike Depot ( mi) Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ( mi) Assateague Island NS-VA Unit; View all attractions near Assateague Lighthouse on Tripadvisor/5().

The Virginia section contains Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. People from all over the world visit for its wild horses, pristine beaches, and the Assateague Lighthouse.

There are over species of birds that inhabit the island during some portion of the year. Migrating birds along Assateague Island National Seashore exist in areas of the refuge visitors can encounter by boat. The bird watching cruise is your way to reach areas where shore birds and other birds thrive along the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge at Assateague.

Chincoteague Island, Virginia is located by the most scenic parts of Assateague Assateague Island Lighthouse where wild ponies roam. Chincoteague is just minutes from Assateague's beach. Travel from Chincoteague to the National Wildlife Refuge.

Pony watching, bird watching and other outdoor activities compliment your vacation here. Chincoteague awarded America's Happiest Seaside Town. This oyster-and-crab-rich island is also home to the famous Chincoteague ponies.

While saltwater cowboys have been driving wild horses across the channel for auction sinceit was the children's book Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry that put the event, and this quiet little fishing town, on the map in Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

The ponies are an obvious attraction - usually seen from afar - but there's a lot more to see besides, particularly birds of all types.

Recommend driving, biking or walking the wildlife loop, usually 5/5(3K). Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, Virginia. 32K likes. Welcome to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. For official information about us please visit /5().

Popular activities include walking the beach, swimming, surfing, wildlife viewing, birding, crabbing, fishing and kayaking. Over 1 million visitors come to Assateague each year, including the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge located in the Virginia district of Assateague Island.

From the little island town of Chincoteague, Virginia, a short causeway leads into the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and to its Atlantic Ocean beach at Assateague Island National Seashore.

Here, you can walk along miles and miles of powdery, white sand and share the beach with descendants of the wild Chincoteague Ponies made famous by. Chincoteague Island is Virginia's only resort Island.

Located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, Chincoteague is within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard.

Chincoteague is the gateway to the Virginia portion of Assateague Island and the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, home of the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. Assateague Island. You and I own all of Assateague Island, which is completely occupied by the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and the Assateague Island National Seashore, and thus jointly administered by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service. Of the island's 37 miles, 12 are in Virginia. Wildlife on this end is afforded a higher degree of protection than in. Assateague Island National Seashore is cared for and managed by the National Park Service, U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service and Department of Natural Resources. Visitors to the park in Virginia enjoy the beach plus find opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (established in /5(). Assateague Island National Seashore and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge occupy the Virginia section.

The Maryland portion of the Island contains Assateague State Park and Assateague Island National Seashore. Chincoteague Ponies.

Chincoteague Island is perhaps best known for the annual pony swim and auction. Genre/Form: Internet resources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Assateague Island Lighthouse, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

[Washington, D.C. The Assateague Lighthouse season runs from April to November. Hours are 9am to 3pm, with a half hour closing break for lunch between 12pm and pm. Getting to the lighthouse, which is located in Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island, is a simple affair.

It is only a quarter of a mile ( meters) from Chincoteague and. Chincoteague Refuge provides visitors with extraordinary educational and recreational opportunities. In addition, a special partnership exists with the National Park Service which allows Assateague Island National Seashore to administer public activities on a five-mile portion of the refuge beach.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Assateague Island Lighthouse. [Chincoteague Island, Va.?]: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, [] (OCoLC). Boat along island waters to observe ponies and wildlife, view the NASA rocket launch sites on nearby Wallops Island and see Assateague Island from the water as it appeared to mariners of long ago.

Visit the Museum of Chincoteague Island with its rare 1st order Fresnel .It was a great way to see ponies and other wildlife without having to hike around on foot. The guide, Bob, was very knowledgeable and provided lots of interesting info about the refuge.

If you want a short walk before or after the tour walk over to the lighthouse and hike up for a great view of the area! ” .The sightseeing tour take you in comfort through some of Assateague and Chincoteague’s most spectacular scenery including the lighthouse.

Jump aboard and head across to nearby Assateague Island National Seashore and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors of all ages can catch a glimpse into the daily lives of the legendary wild ponies.