National Wildlife Refuge System

PLUM TREE ISLAND
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE


Poquoson, York Co., VA,
Phone: 804-829-9020
E-mail: cyrus_brame@fws.gov

CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • See the world as it was meant to be
National Historic Trail

Between 1607 and 1609 Captain John Smith mapped and documented nearly 3,000 miles of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, now designated as the first national water trail.


Plum Tree Island
National Wildlife Refuge

Trails By Length

Last updated: October 28, 2010