Spring Roundup – Not Open to the Public

Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/10/2021
7:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company and Saltwater Cowboys will perform their spring roundup and vet checks of the Chincoteague Ponies on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10. While these health checks are normally open to the public, due to the Governor’s orders of distancing, the roundups will not be open to the public. Please check back for Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge closure times.

Friday, April 9 РRefuge will close to ALL public access (hiking, biking, driving) at 4pm, enabling the CVFC to safely conduct pony health checks of southern herd. 

Saturday, April 10 РRefuge will reopen at 6am except for ALL public access from D-dike north to the MD/VA line, enabling the CVFC to safely conduct pony health checks of northern herd. This  area will reopen once the north roundup is complete.

Buyback pick up times have not yet been released.

Learn more about Spring Roundup.

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