Updates Regarding Hurricane Dorian
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge & Assateague Island National Seashore STORM UPDATE: All trails are open. Lighthouse and Visitor Centers have normal operating hours. Very limited parking at the beach, please expect delays. Luckily, it's a beautiful day to enjoy a leisurely hike/bike to the beach.
OSV Updates: https://twitter.com/ChincoteagueOsv
Accomack County Public Schools are closed Friday, September 6th.
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Friday, September 6th. We will reopen Saturday at 9am.
Chincoteague Island Library will close at 5pm on Thursday and be closed on Friday. Plans to reopen on Saturday at 10am.
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge & Assateague Island National Seashore
- South OSV is closed Thursday, September 5 due to overwash
- Toms Cove Parking Lots will remain open until conditions dictate otherwise
- Lifeguarded beaches will be closed Friday
- Island assessments will be made Saturday morning and cleanup will begin immediately. These areas will reopen when maintenance operations are completed and safe for visitor use.
Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company is monitoring the storm and will open the gates for the ponies if the situation warrants.
Eastern Shore Community College will be closed on Friday.
Museum of Chincoteague Island will be closed on Friday and plans to reopen on Saturday at 11am.
Town of Chincoteague - Friday scheduled trash pickup will be on Saturday.