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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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Occupying the Virginia portion of Assateague Island, the refuge is one of a chain of barrier islands along the Atlantic coast. Among species of migratory birds on the refuge are snow geese, glossy ibises, great blue herons, sanderlings, peregrine falcons, bald eagles and others. Several paved trails traverse the refuge; the 3.2-mile wildlife loop is open to walkers and bicyclists all day and to cars after 3pm until dusk. Open daily 5am-10pm, May-September; 6am-8pm in April & October; 6am-6pm, the rest of the year.

Location: PO Box 62, Chincoteague Virginia 23336 Telephone 757-336-6122

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Berlin) Berlin Animal Hospital
(Chincoteague) Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
(Chincoteague Island) Oyster Bay Outfitters
(Salisbury) Salisbury Zoological Park

12/02 Coming to The Chincoteague area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.