Contact Us

We are happy to help with any questions you may have about the wildlife refuge and our programs. The phone number for the refuge is (757)301-7329. Please listen to the prompts for the extension that best suits your call. Back Bay NWR has three physical locations:

Our Visitor Center and trails are located at 4005 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. You will find us at the south end of Sandbridge Beach and the very end of Sandpiper Road.

The Horn Point Canoe/Kayak Launch, open April 1 - October 31, is located at 1008 Horn Point Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Kayaking, canoeing, freshwater fishing, photography (including sunrise views) and wildlife watching are available at this location.

All mail sent to the Refuge must be sent to the Refuge Headquarters, located at 1324 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.

To report suspected wildlife violations please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service TIPs line at

Location and Contact Information