As Winter Storm Jonas delivered a pounding to the Northeast on Saturday, national park units in the mid-Atlantic region were shuttered and some planned to remain closed through Sunday.
Assateague Island National Seashore
They may not be surfers, or even wave jumpers, but the horses at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia do like a good dip or two in the surf when things really get hot, as this short video shows.
Add Assateague Island National Seashore to your list of birthday cards to send out. The seashore, which sprawls across parts of Maryland and Virginia, turns 50 in September.
"Union made" will soon be a phrase you can utter at Assateague Island National Seashore, as a conservation corps team will be working there later this year under supervision of an organization related to the AFL-CIO.
Once considered largely to be worthless, national parks today are economic engines that generate $26.5 billion for the nation's economy.
Tool From USGS Lets You Assess Sea-Level Rise, Storm Overwash, Coastline Changes At Your Favorite National Seashore
With hurricane season upon us, what are the odds that your favorite national seashore might be impacted by a Category I storm? How might sea-level rise in the years ahead affect your favorite beach? The U.S. Geological Survey has developed a tool that can give you some insights to those questions.
Ponies in the morning mist-they’re a sight to see at Assateague Island National Seashore. You might awake in your dune country campsite to find them gazing right back at you. More likely, you’ll spot them throughout the day roaming free about the 48,000-acre seashore’s beaches and marshlands.
The ocean waters off the national seashores and national parks that touch those waters offer incredible opportunities for recreation, whether it revolves around fishing, boating, or simply swimming. Now efforts are under way to develop a national policy focused on recreational fishing in those and other ocean waters.
A great way to get your son or daughter into the outdoors this summer, and possibly have them earn some money at the same time, is to have them apply for one of many jobs that exist for teens across the National Park System.
Name your price and you just might be able to name the only foal born into the Maryland herd at Assateague Island National Seashore this year.