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Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary

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Sanctuary in West Ghent

It's not often that you stumble on a sanctuary. Over three years ago that's exactly what occurred... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
J David H
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Very nicecquite spot

Like a forest in the middle of a city .. i loved it, i woukd definately come back .. flowers... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
westyyal
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1501 Armistead Bridge Road, Norfolk, VA 23507
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

It's not often that you stumble on a sanctuary. Over three years ago that's exactly what occurred when I had a a meeting at nearby Norfolk Southern. Since this time I have volunteered for clean up days and posted pictures. However, I could not bring...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Like a forest in the middle of a city .. i loved it, i woukd definately come back .. flowers .. trees . Places to sit.. even lil box with info for the flowers .. this place is awesome

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Having lived in Norfolk nearly all my life and taking pride that I had spent time in most if not all of the area's Parks, I was startled that I discovered this late in my life. I first saw this place walking the Elizabeth River...More

2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed May 22, 2016

The best thing about about this sanctuary is that it is only open on Saturday and Sunday..The werst thing is that it is only open on those days.No crowds. A small oasis in Norfolk to sit and enjoy being outdoors and enjoy nature.

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Weyanoke is a secluded wildlife sanctuary located in the heart of West Ghent in Norfolk. Only 7 acres but absolutely amazing. The Cape Henry Audubon Soc. maintains it along with other volunteers, but it keeps a rustic charm. We saw numerous birds and squirrels. It's...More

2  Thank CDMVaBeach
Reviewed April 20, 2016

A friend in the neighborhood told me about this place, and I was so happy to find out about it. The Railroad company gave this piece of land right adjacent to the rail yards and next to a suburban neighborhood. You might as well be...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2015

This charming bird and wildflower sanctuary is located in the West Ghent part of Norfolk. There are seven acres with three habitats: a forest of pines, hardwoods and understory plants; a wildflower meadow with fruit trees and a tidal creek with salt marsh. These habitats...More

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It is open weekends only for the general public.9 a.m. opening time.
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