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Chesapeake Arboretum

#3 of 27 things to do in Chesapeake Features Animals
624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
+1 757-819-7510
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Under- Appreciated Gem , but you must exercise extreme caution

I've enjoyed walking the trails at the Arboretum for many years and have great affection this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paw Paw trees

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

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Chesapeake, VA
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624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
+1 757-819-7510
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've enjoyed walking the trails at the Arboretum for many years and have great affection this lovely sanctuary. During extremely hot summer days, it is much cooler and is almost like air conditioning. The unsung volunteers and adjoining neighbors work to maintain these beautiful retreat....More

Thank iraidaantonia
Reviewed June 21, 2017

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 May 22, 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 May 12, 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 April 12, 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 April 10, 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 March 14, 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 March 13, 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 March 13, 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 February 7, 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
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