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Chesapeake Arboretum

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Address: 624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Arboretum

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
996sharit
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 knocked over some trees and bridges. The downed trees have been cut, but some bridges... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank 996sharit
Chesapeake, Virginia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Bigfoot sleeps at night. True story. Let your imagination lead the way, but don't go... More 

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Thank jeffsteelejohnson
Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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.

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1 Thank Marv J
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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...

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Thank Jay Z
Amissville, Virginia
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went during Veterans Day weekend, not much to see. The parking lot is outside a neighborhood and the trails are across the street. The trails were okay, you see lots of trees and you can also see people's backyards as well. Adjacent from the parking lot is a greenhouse with nothing it in and a red barn next to it.... More 

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1 Thank Charlesvincent A
Chesapeake
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

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 notice no one obeys the dog on a lease rule here so be aware of that. Trees have identifying plaques which is nice.

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1 Thank Terrilee S
Chesapeake, Virginia
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

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.

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1 Thank ChspkeGirl65
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

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, caught a Seaking 525 and saw a Weezing on the radar, but it despawned before I could locate it.

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1 Thank Rachael M
Chesapeake, Virginia
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem of a park and a favorite place for us to take our dogs as it is far less crowded than Oak Lake Park (which is to say, we generally meet only a handful of other people, at most). The park is completely wooded and consists of several miles of looping trails that are well maintained... More 

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