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Trails

Left - marsh overlook. Right: Walking/biking trail.
  • Butterfly Trail

    Butterflies on a bush.

    Come walk our ½-mile butterfly trail! A Monarch butterfly pole marks the start right out the back door of our visitor center. Along the butterfly trail you will have the opportunity to read interpretive signs and look for all signs of wildlife. 

  • Wildlife Trail

    Wildlife Trail

    Visitors who want a closer look at the Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR are invited to walk the ½-mile interpretive Wildlife Trail which loops through mixed hardwoods, past an old cemetery, and out to the saltmarsh overlook. A climb to the top of a WWII bunker affords a panoramic view of refuge marshes, barrier islands, bays, inlets, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    The Wildlife trail can be accessed from both the visitor center and the parking lot trailhead located at the entrance of the World War II bunker.

    Experience a breathtaking view from atop the World War II bunker located within the Wildlife Trail. There are steps you can climb to the top of the bunker.

  • Southern Tip Bike & Hike Trail

    Bike Trail

    The 2.6 mile interpreted bike & hike trail (image right) offers opportunities for wildlife observation, photography, biking and hiking.

Last Updated: Mar 28, 2013
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