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.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Entrance to the refuge is free in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
October 1 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 8:00pm.
Times TBD - Join us as we celebrate the diversity of
wild places and wildlife found on more than 560 National Wildlife Refuges. You can build a
bat box, see a live animal presentation and enjoy a variety of family friendly
activities. For more information, call (757)336-6122.
Entrance to the refuge is free on Sunday, October 8, 2017 to kick off National Wildlife Refuge Week.
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