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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife refuges -- Virginia,
  • Occoquan Bay (Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14529433M
    OCLC/WorldCa51260851

    Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Beach, VA. 7, likes talking about this 11, were here. If you're looking for the official source of /5(87).   Students learned about banding birds on a school field trip. The bird banding station is open to the public from 7AM - 12PM on Wednesdays, Fridays and the weekends through the end of May. Walk.

    The park is modest sized and requires a $2 per vehicle entrance fee. A short drive from the main gate will bring you to the main parking lot. Next to the parking lot are bathrooms, a signboard with a map of the park, and a shelter with benches and some wildlife display boards. Because it is a wildlife refuge, there are no dogs allowed. Find hotels near Occoquan National Wildlife Refuge, USA online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs.

    The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located where the Occoquan River meets the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Virginia, United States. The acre ( km2) site, about half of which is wetlands, was a popular tourist spot known as Dawson Beach until the s Location: Dawson Beach Rd, Woodbridge, VA , USA. The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, located across the river from Historic Occoquan, is a acre refuge with a unique mix of wetlands, forest, and native grasslands that provide diverse habitats for a wide variety of species.


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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Twenty miles south of Washington, D.C., Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is an oasis where migrating birds and busy city residents both seek a quiet escape from development. During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges will.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is open year-round, from 7AM - 5PM October 1- March 31 and 7AM-7PM from April 1 - September Staff temporarily closes the refuge during managed deer hunts in December and January. Call the headquarters office or check this website for scheduled closures.

Regulations. Dawson Beach Rd, Woodbridge, VA Review Highlights. “The Path Along the Bay” My husband and I are volunteers at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. I assure you, Jeff, that read more. Reviewed Aug Woodbridge, Virginia.

“Relaxing but unkept” Went for an afternoon hike around the refuge but found /5(62). The refuge is home to plant species, bird species, 55 butterfly species and robust wildlife communities.

The Refuge is open to the public Thursdays through Sundays from 7am-7pm (excluding hours of darkness). Occoquan Bay offers an excellent opportunity for young and novice hunters to participate in annual whitetail deer managed hunt.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, [] (OCoLC) Three hikers were trapped by rising tides in Woodbridge.

Prince William County Fire and Rescue crews were called to a trail in the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge in at p.m. Sunday. Hotels near Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Woodbridge on Tripadvisor: Find 7, traveler reviews, 4, candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Woodbridge, VA.

Get this from a library. Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge: birds. [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.;]. The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is open year round. A one-mile wildlife drive and over three miles of hiking trails provide access to grasslands, tidal marshes and the river’s edge.

The refuge is one of the largest open areas remaining in northern Virginia. Over species of plants and species of birds have been observed on. Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Woodbridge: See 62 reviews, articles, and 45 photos of Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 9 /5(62).

Considering that the Occoquan Bay Refuge covers only one square mile and is surrounded by high density development, the huge number of birds observed at the site speaks volumes about the importance of this small site to both wildlife and wildlife watchers.

The survey results included both good news as well as some troubling observations. Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Dawson Beach Rd, Woodbridge, VA Legal.

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The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is located at Dawson Beach Road in Woodbridge, VA. It is a one square mile refuge and is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and was established in /5. Get directions, reviews and information for Occoquan Bay Refuge in Woodbridge, VA.

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at "x29" or larger.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is covered by the Fort Belvoir, VA US Topo Map quadrantMarumsco Acre Lake Park: mi. Woodbridge Tourism; Woodbridge Hotels; Woodbridge Holiday Rentals; Woodbridge Holiday Packages; Flights to Woodbridge; Woodbridge Restaurants; Woodbridge Attractions/5(62).

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is a small Refuge unit ( acres) located at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Refuge is located in Prince William County, one of the fastest growing counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with more thanresidents (U.S.

Census Bureau, ). The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge costs only $2, and the quickest way takes just.

“A lot of our repeat visitors are locals, and most others are from the Greater DC area,” said Amanda Daisey, manager of the Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which includes Mason Neck in Fairfax County and the smaller Occoquan Bay and Featherstone refuges in Prince William County.

“Most come to the refuge to bird or hike.”. Discount hotels near Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Woodbridge (VA). SAVE UP TO 75% OFF hotels near National Parks in Woodbridge (VA). Rates from USD $ Book online for instant Confirmation and 24/7 Live Support!.

Friends of the Potomac River Refuges. likes. Founded in as a non-profit (c)3 organization, FOPRR promotes conservation, awareness, and appreciation of the wildlife and habitats of the Followers: Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge The refuge includes a one-mile wildlife drive and over three miles of hiking trails along grasslands, tidal marshes and the river's edge.

Over species of plants and species of birds have been observed at the refuge, which is one of the largest open areas remaining in northern Virginia.The National Wildlife Refuge Next Door Janu William Hong of William Hong Photography produced this short video that captures the flora and fauna on display at the newly rediscovered Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge.