Date(s) - 04/18/2020
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
UPDATE March 23 – Spring Roundup will still take place for the health and safety of the ponies with limited Saltwater Cowboys. Public is asked not to attend and as of Noon March 24, non-residents and visitors are not allowed on Chincoteague Island due to COVID-19 precautions. Please adhere to these restrictions.
***Notice from the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge: Partial Closure During Pony Spring Health Check***
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge will be closed for a portion of the day on both April 17 and April 18 to allow the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company to conduct its spring health check on the Chincoteague ponies.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and
enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American
people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our
scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and
commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it
happen, visit www.fws.gov.
Come watch the Saltwater Cowboys round up the North Herd of Chincoteague Ponies. Learn more about Spring Round Up.