WHAT Are The 10 NATIONAL Seashores

America’s National Seashores offer opportunities to explore some of the country’s most stunning coastal landscapes.

Managed by the National Park Service, these protected areas range from sandy beaches and dunes to marshes and maritime forests.

Assateague Island National Seashore

Known for the  Chincoteague ponies and their wild and free-roaming nature.

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Features a unique geography of barrier islands, salt marshes, and forests.

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Cape Lookout National Seashore

Take a ferry to the uninhabited barrier island of Shackleford Banks to observe wild horses that roam freely

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Cape Cod National Seashore

Has historic lighthouses that have guided ships along the treacherous coastline for centuries.

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Fire Island National Seashore

This seashore provides a vital habitat for endangered species like the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle.

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Cumberland Island National Seashore

Supports a variety of wildlife, including wild horses, loggerhead sea turtles, and bird species such as ospreys, and wood storks.

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Canaveral National Seashore

Kayak through mangrove forests and encounter wildlife such as manatees and dolphins.

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Gulf Islands National Seashore

Has a collection of historic forts offering a fascinating glimpse into the area’s military past dating back to the 19th century.

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Padre Island National Seashore

The longest undeveloped barrier island in the world.

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Point Reyes National Seashore

Home to the iconic Tule elk, which roam freely across its grasslands and coastal scrub.

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