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Chesapeake Arboretum

#3 of 26 things to do in Chesapeake Features Animals
624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
+1 757-819-7510
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Paw Paw trees

A hidden gem in the heart of Greenbrier. Nice walking trails throughout but a word of "CAUTION... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
skip620
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Chesapeake, VA
Quiet Peaceful Nature Walk

Very inviting, clean, well keep nature trail. However because the tree top canopy is quite thick... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
concepts2017
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A hidden gem in the heart of Greenbrier. Nice walking trails throughout but a word of "CAUTION"- use bug spray as the mosquitoes can run you out of there. Ask in the house about the Paw Paw trees.

Thank skip620
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very inviting, clean, well keep nature trail. However because the tree top canopy is quite thick, it is a little too shaded in some areas on sunny days, but I am glad the trail is there. It is good to have some undeveloped green space...More

Thank concepts2017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

They really have improved this place in the last year. It is well groomed and trails are clean/cleared ready to explore. Very nice place to walk or just smell the flowers!

Thank runnermike55
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a nice nature trail and can be done in about an hour. There are some steep hills though. It is a little hard to find from the road signs but worth seeing if you are looking for a new short walking trail.

Thank jrzgrlsailor
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite place to take the dogs for a nice nature walk. Tucked behind a shopping center, it offers a mile or so of winding trails in a beautiful wooded environment complete with a hidden camellia garden. We prefer it to Oak Lake...More

Thank KerrySK
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I regularly jog through the arboretum as part or runs through the adjacent neighborhoods. It is a great place to walk. My kids love going too, and it's easy to loop together a walk of whatever distance you want. A big storm in the fall...More

1  Thank abr757
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Easy access to trail, less than 2 miles round trip. Enjoyed being in a wooded environment to walk. Would recommend insect repellant of some sort in warmer months.

Thank 996sharit
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Our friend's youngest child is infatuated with Bigfoot. To appease her imagination, we hiked through the Arboretum looking for signs of Bigfoot. As fate would have it, there is tangible proof Bigfoot inhabits the Chesapeake Arboretum. We found fur, footprints, even a hollowed-out tree where...More

Thank jeffsteelejohnson
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Their is still a lot of storm damage many trails closed and damage trail bridges. Then it get fix it will be nice.

1  Thank Marv J
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The Chesapeake Arboretum offers an escape from urban life with ~3.5 miles of trails carved into 46 acres of forested native trees, a running creek, and scenically appealing background ideal for photography, jogging, or just strolling about... Check it out and get some fresh air...

Thank Jay Z
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