Dates, Times, Fees & Location

Please call us at (757) 336-3696 for more information

Refuge Trek

Refuge Treks occur once a day during the fall season, except for Tuesday and Wednesday. Currently we run at 10:00am. Please call our office for more info and to make reservations. Our schedule for fall will be available toward the end of this summer.

Tickets are $14 per adult and $7 for children 12 and under. Special discounts are available to seniors and CNHA members.

Lighthouse climb

The lighthouse is open for climbing from 9am to 3pm. We are closed for a shift change from 12pm till 12:30. Please allow enough time, usually about 15 minutes, for climbing and viewing. (Suggest you arrive by 2:30pm).

Admission is free. Donations are gladly accepted.

gift shop

The CNHA Gift Shop is open from 9:00am till 5:00pm.

online store



Mailing Address: CNHA, PO Box 917, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Physical Address: CNHA, 8231 Beach Road, Assateague Island, VA 23336

Directions: Route US-13 runs north/south along the Eastern Shore. Take 13 to route VA-175 east. Follow 175 for approximately 10 miles onto Chincoteague Island, continue straight across the island to Assateauge Island where you will find Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

(Yes, it's confusing. Google Maps or Mapquest will route you across Chincoteague Island to our location on Assateague Island Virgina - not to be confused with Assateague Island Maryland)


Phone (757) 336-9636