Assateague Island Announces Road and Park Closures Ahead of Storm
BERLIN, Md. -Assateague Island National Seashore will begin storm preparations and closures in anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin to ensure the safety of park visitors, park employees and protection of park infrastructure.
The following closures will go into effect in the Maryland district of Assateague Island National Seashore:
- The Over-Sand Vehicle route will close Wednesday, September 30 at 8 p.m. and is anticipated to remain closed until the storm has passed.
- All national seashore campgrounds will close Friday, October 2 at 12 p.m. Campers with existing reservations will be notified by the reservation company, recreation.gov.
- The Assateague Island National Seashore Visitor Center will be closed Sunday, October 4 until the storm passes.
- An island-wide closure is anticipated for Sunday, October 4 at 12 p.m.