Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Charles

The Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge is a 1,127-acre (4.56 km2) wildlife refuge located in Northampton County, Virginia, at the southern end of the Eastern Shore and near the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula. It is managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
The refuge was established in 1984; much of its land was previously part of Fort John Custis, a base used by the United States Air Force until 1981. Also within the refuge's boundaries is Fisherman Island, classed as a "Wetland of International Importance". The refuge is an important staging area for migratory birds, and is used as well for the management and study of endangered species such as the northeastern beach tiger beetle and piping plover.
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  • Worthy of a stop in my book, but don't go out of your way if not passing by. There are two parts. The Eastern Shore Visitors Center which has its own listing and the grounds. I would recommend doing.....  more »
  • Great exhibits and trails at the southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula! If you are in the area for an extended stay there are guided tours of Fishermans Island! There is also a 6 mile bike that...  more »
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  • Just beautiful! Always love coming through here.
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