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Gloucester

Important Notices

COVID-19 & the VBWT: Be Safe While OutdoorsDGIF encourages you to be safe while outdoors. Before heading out, first check with individual sites on the Virginia Bird & Wildlife Trail to find out whether they are still open to the public. Information regarding closures is typically posted on a site's own website. Be advised that some sites, even if still open, may have certain public facilities closed during this time. If a site is still open, maintain CDC social distancing guidelines while enjoying the outdoors.

Description

Great opportunities to view wildlife, specifically waterfowl, shorebirds, and gulls, abound along the Gloucester Loop. River channels, cordgrass marshes, tidal flats, and lakes with flooded snags and weedy coves are some of the aquatic habitats that attract water birds to this part of the Virginia coast. The wildlife watcher equipped with a canoe or kayak will find several venues to experience close proximity wildlife viewing. Deciduous woodlands and flower gardens add to the habitat diversity of the loop’s sites.

Loop Map

VBWT Loop: CGL

Services

Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce
804-693-2425
gccc@inna.net

Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism
804-693-2355

River Country Tourism Council
804-843-4499
hrsherwood@aol.com