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Bird Watching Guides and Trips in Virginia

Below are popular Bird Watching guides and trips in Virginia that you can use to plan your next adventure. You can download guides, including a detailed map, description and points of interest for a small fee to your iPhone or Android.
Guides
Pyrite Mine Loop - Prince William Forest Park
Pyrite Mine Loop - Prince William Forest Park
Dumfries, Virginia, United States
 
Moderate: 7.6 miles, Half day
Ruins, waterfalls, deers + much more!
Great Falls Park to Riverbend Park
Great Falls Park to Riverbend Park
McLean, Virginia, United States
 
Moderate: 9.2 miles, Full day
Wonderfully scenic trail at Great Falls Park, Virginia.
Goodwin Gold Mine - Lee Anna State Park
Goodwin Gold Mine - Lee Anna State Park
White Owl Landing, Virginia, United States
 
Moderate: 7.0 miles, 1-3 hours
Gold mine ruins, sawmill well + plenty of quiet!
Meadowood Nature Conservatory
Meadowood Nature Conservatory
Lorton, Virginia, United States
 
Easy: 2.8 miles, 1-3 hours
Solitude, and great remote picnic area!
Dark Hollow Falls, Shenandoah National Park
Dark Hollow Falls, Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, United States
 
Moderate: 0.7 miles, 1-3 hours
Join Rob and Ann Simpson as you explore the natural and cultural history of the park. Learn more at www.NaturePods.com
Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve
Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
 
Easy: 1.8 miles, 1-3 hours
Well maintained nature trails traverse woodlands with creek, lake & marsh views in VA's only urban wildlife preserve
Hughlett Point Natural Preserve
Hughlett Point Natural Preserve
Hughlett Point Natural Preserve, Virginia, United States
 
Mrs. duPont's fantastic gift to the Audubon society!
Bush Mill Preserve
Bush Mill Preserve
Howland, Virginia, United States
 
Easy: 1.2 miles, 1 hour or less
Hidden area on the Virginia peninsula!
Virginia / Maryland river trails and farms
Virginia / Maryland river trails and farms
Gunston Manor, Virginia, United States
 
Moderate: 8.0 miles, Full day
Enjoy a beautiful Potomac river trails and a Colonial Farm!
Dameron Marsh Preserve
Dameron Marsh Preserve
Sandy Point, Virginia, United States
 
Easy: 0.3 miles, 1 hour or less
One of three Audubon quality hikes on the bay
Audubon Hikes - Virginia Peninsula
Audubon Hikes - Virginia Peninsula
Wicomico Church, Virginia, United States
 
Easy: 3.5 miles, Half day
three different bird habitats of the Audubon

Trips
Eastern Towhee Photo
American Robin Photo
Chestnut-sided Warbler Photo
Yellow-rumped Warbler Photo
Shenandoah NP - South River Falls
by ToddDixon on May 06, 2007
Shenandoah NP, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 3.5 miles
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Photo
Nobody Home Photo
Grasshopper Photo
Spider Photo
Back Bay NWR
by ToddDixon on Sep 25, 2007
Hill Landing, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 5.7 miles
Eastern Gray Squirrel Photo
Osprey Photo
Zebra Swallowtail Photo
Caspian Tern Photo
Dutch Gap Conservation Area - Main Loop
by ToddDixon on Apr 18, 2010
Henricopolis (historical), Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 7.1 miles
American Woodcock Photo
Great Dismal Swamp NWR - Washington Ditch to Lynn Ditch
by ToddDixon on May 01, 2010
Saunders, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 3.4 miles
Walked boardwalk, then Washington Ditch to Lynn Ditch. Returned via Washington Ditch all the way to parking lot.
Royal Tern Photo
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Photo
Chipping Sparrow Photo
Eastern Kingbird Photo
Chippokes Plantation State Park - College Run
by ToddDixon on May 01, 2010
Chippokes, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 2.4 miles
I was bird watching.
Gray Catbird Photo
Hooded Warbler Photo
Unidentified Lepidopteran Photo
Timber Rattlesnake Photo
Shenandoah NP - South River Falls
by ToddDixon on May 02, 2010
Shenandoah NP, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 3.9 miles
Savannah Sparrow Photo
Eastern Meadowlark Photo
Eastern Bluebird Photo
Cabbage White Photo
Chippokes Plantation State Park - College Run
by ToddDixon on May 09, 2010
Chippokes, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 2.8 miles
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Eagles viewing Mason Neck SP
by TomBlount on Jan 16, 2011
Lorton, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 2.1 miles
It was too cold to kayak or bike so I thought of where I had seen eagles during the summer. I took this walk in Mason Neck State Park and found a spoting scope along the marsh. I took this picture through the spotting scope!
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Warbler Road May 2012
by bblanton on May 05, 2012
Buchanan, Virginia, United States
Bird Watching | 45 miles
This was a 2-day trip to Warbler Road.  Warbler Road is a series of forest roads just off the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) that are full of birds during spring migration, especially warblers.  By travelling from the top of the mountains to lowlands near the James River, one can encounter different birds that occupy different elevations and habitats.  This is birding by car with the windows down - one stops when one...

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