1. Assateague State Park offers two miles of ocean beaches for swimming.
2. Lifeguards are on duty from Memorial Day to Labor Day, ensuring safety while you swim.
3. The park's Sinepuxent Bay side also provides calm waters suitable for a relaxing dip or float.
4. Swimming is free with the purchase of your park admission pass and open during daylight hours only.
5. There are no indoor pools; all swimming options involve natural bodies of water in this state park.
6. The beach area includes showers and restrooms facilities nearby for convenience after swimming activities.
The park offers a variety of boating options for visitors. Canoeing and kayaking are popular activities, with rentals available on-site. There is also an area designated specifically for boat launching near the bay side camping areas. Additionally, motorized watercrafts can be used in certain sections of the waters surrounding the park but restrictions apply to protect wildlife habitats.
Enjoy surf fishing from the beach, targeting species like striped bass, flounder and bluefish. Try bay-side for spot or croaker.
Inshore anglers can catch weakfish and kingfish while offshore waters hold tuna, marlin and mahi-mahi.
Fishing is permitted year-round with a license; crabbing season runs April to December.
A variety of bait types are effective including bloodworms for spot fish or minnows for flounder.
Boat rentals are available on-site if you prefer deep water angling over shore casting.