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Chesapeake Arboretum, Chesapeake

Categories: Gardens, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
The Chesapeake Arboretum is located in the heart of Chesapeake and is a 48-acre "Nature's Classroom" that promotes horticultural and environmental awareness through displays, education and research. Dedicated to its current site in November 1996, it boasts one of Virginia's finest trail systems that wanders through a mature hardwood forest with many varieties of trees and plants.

"A Hidden Treasure in the heart of Chesapeake!"
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  • This is a little gem in the middle of "downtown" Chesapeake Virginia. Easy well marked trails. Shady paths with occasional wildlife. There are several geocaches in here which adds to the fun. I did no...  read more »
  • Love this little park. Always clean with nice soft trails. There are some steps in some places and a nice stream that or dog loves to jump in. We go here at least once a month. 
  • Came to check out while I was in the area. Only public restroom I saw was a porta potty. Well laid out trails, nice scenary, benches and trail maps conveintly placed. Decent number of pokestops, caugh...  read more »
  • Very nice place to visit. A lovely farm house and wooded trail to explore with plenty of educational stops along the way.
  • I loved the nature trails. It's one of my new favorite places to hike. It was very peaceful and fun to explore. Lots of neat looking trees.
  • Well laid out trails, benches every where, and decent pokestops.
  • An interesting learning conjunction between horticulture and a nature trail. Seems to have fallen out of support of the public and is in need of some repairs and increased maintenance.
  • Love the scenic walking trails here! And it can serve as a romantic spot
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