Pope’s Island Boathouse

Open to the public

Currently used as a(n) Visitor Center

The Pope’s Island Boathouse was built in 1878

This Boathouse (Unclassified) Boathouse was designed by J. Lake Parkinson?


This station building's condition is Good


This station building is not endangered or threatened


This building was Moved

Station closed in 1953. Turned over to GSA in 1965 and transferred to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1966 as part of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Boathouse moved to the site of the North Beach Station and used as an interpretive center for Assateague Island National Seashore.


Open to the public  - Check with site for hours of operation

Assateague Island
Assateague Island VA NA (No mail delivery to station)

Owner Information

National Park Service, Assateague Island National Seashore
7206 National Seashore Lane

Berlin, MD 21811

(410) 641-1441


If you have questions, please contact:

Carl Zimmerman
Chief of Natural Resources