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South Chesapeake

Important Notices

COVID-19 & the VBWT: Be Safe While OutdoorsDWR encourages you to be safe while outdoors. Before heading out, first check with individual sites on the Virginia Bird & Wildlife Trail for any COVID-19 policies or closures. This information is typically posted on a site's own website. Remember to maintain CDC social distancing guidelines while enjoying the outdoors.

Description

The sites in the South Chesapeake Loop offer a sample of habitats at the interface of pinewoods and the swampy bottomlands lining several rivers that drain the southeastern corner of the state. Typically, sites on this loop present a diverse assortment of wildlife that reflects this amalgam of habitats. At a single site, visitors may encounter birds ranging from nuthatches flitting through the pines, to prothonotary warblers nesting in hollow swamp trees, to stealthy great blue herons hunting in the shallows. The City of Chesapeake is a starting point for this loop, which circles southward toward the North Carolina border and returns just south of the city.

Loop Map

 

 

Services

Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau
888-889-5551
tourisminfo@cityofchesapeake.net

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
757.622.2312
Jhornbec@hrccva.com

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce-Chesapeake
757.664.2590
pknowles@hrccva.com