March 1, 2017 - Artwork due for the Virginia Junior Duck Stamp Contest.
March 12, 2017 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 8:00pm.
March 15 - Tom's Cove Hook closes to 4-wheel drive vehicles, pedestrians & horseback riding.
May 1- Refuge hours change to 5:00am - 10:00pm.
May 13, 2017 - In honor of our International Migratory Bird Day Celebration the refuge entrance fee is waived.
May 13, 2017 - This spring event offers a variety of family friendly activities, from building birdhouses to enjoying guided walks. Join us in this celebration for birders of all ages.
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation and Assateague Island National Seashore invite you to discover the night sky from Assateague Island.
July 24, 2017 - Come join hundreds of other onlookers, who wait with anticipation for the Saltwater Cowboys to move a large group of Chincoteague Ponies from the northern area of the refuge, down the beach, to a corral located along Beach Road, in preparation for the Annual Pony Swim.
Join the Town of Chincoteague in celebrating the Annual Pony Swim & auction, a local cultural tradition!
Discover the night sky from Assateague Island! In celebration of the Perseid Meteor Shower, the refuge will remain open all night on August 12, 2017 and we will host the NASA Astronomy and Night Sky Summer Series.
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