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How much does it cost to go to Chincoteague Island?

How much does it cost to go to Chincoteague Island?


Pedestrians and bicyclists Free
Daily Pass Valid for full day of purchase When no staff is present, purchase at self-serve fee station at refuge visitor center (second left). $10.00
Weekly Pass Valid for seven days $25.00
Chincoteague NWR Annual Pass Valid for one year $45.00

Is Chincoteague Island Open?

Chincoteague Island, VA is Open!

Does Chincoteague have a beach?

One of the most gorgeous beaches found on the Atlantic Coast is the one at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. For beach lovers, there are many miles of seashore to enjoy, including a recreational beach, wild beach and the Toms Cove Hook, also referred to as the Over-sand Vehicle Zone (OSV).

Is Chincoteague worth visiting?

Spring, Summer and Fall, Chincoteague is great to visit pretty much year round. Visiting in the Spring and Fall can offer even more outdoor fun, as the temperatures are a bit cooler, there are less crowds, the weather is perfect for hiking and biking, and the mosquitos have died down.

Is Chincoteague Island safe?

Chincoteague is in the 19th percentile for safety, meaning 81% of cities are safer and 19% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Chincoteague’s proper boundaries only.

How much does it cost to get into Assateague State Park?

Assateague Island National Seashore Changes Entrance Fee to Meet Standardization Requirement

Per Vehicle Park Specific Annual Pass
Current $20 $40
Jan 1, 2020 $25 $45

What is the best time to visit Chincoteague Island?

WHEN TO GO Though spring and autumn are great, with even fewer crowds and cheaper prices, summer is the best time of year. Keep in mind that if you plan a summer trip, the island’s annual Pony Swim takes place in late July, this year on July 30.

How much does it cost to get into Rocky Gap State Park?

Cost: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, weekends and holidays: MD residents $4/person; out-of-state residents $6/person. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, weekdays (non-holiday): MD residents $2/vehicle; out-of-state residents $4/vehicle.

Are mosquitoes bad in Chincoteague?

They are never bad at the beach or on boat cruises and they seem to go through phases. The Town of Chincoteague controls them by spraying. Most mosquitoes are present in the woods. Try to avoid bushy places and woods, and apply bug repellent if you are going to these places.