Great Bridge Lock Park, Chesapeake

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  • A respite from the noisy streets on the Elizabeth River. Some nice woods as well. It's amazing how quiet and peaceful it is here. We especially loved watching the river rise as the breeze caused...  more »
  • Great place for a quick visit. Enjoyed looking out over the water and watching people on paddle boats, kayaks and boats. Good time for sure.  more »
  • Wonderful area for little ones to enjoy! A playground with 5 different slides to choose from, swings, bouncy dinosaurs and toads will surely keep them entertained! Fishing and boating are also available. There are picnic areas, bathrooms and a great grassy area for running and playing. My favorite part is the ability to watch (if you're lucky) the boat traffic on the locks!!
  • There's something about being near the water that is relaxing. Peaceful. Restorative. And so when I noticed the Great Bridge Lock Park, I headed here to get some peace. The park has benches and shade and a great view of the water. This isn't the Atlantic - that's a good ways from here. It's the canal and some lakes with a boat launch which was being used by a bunch of dudes with jetskis today. Still, a nice spot for a picnic as they have some pavilions and some cookout spots and some folks are even fishing.

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