Assateague Island National Seashore

1072 WDPA ID
197.22 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location United States of America


  • Original Name Assateague Island National Seashore
  • English Designation Marine Protected Area
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1965
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority National Park Service
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • USA SOP 2007


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS 2.0) Updated: 2020 U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.0

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Assateague Island National Seashore from the World Database of Protected Areas, November 2020. Available at: