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Savage Neck Dunes Dunes Natural Area Preserve

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Long walk

Had the pup with us and it was a little rough but all in all it’s a beautiful area and very natural.

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Richmond, va
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A Great State-Owned Property

This is a 298-acre state owned site. There is a decent-sized parking lot. There are 3 marked... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Richmond, Virginia
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“tree roots”(2 reviews)
“blue trail”(2 reviews)
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Savage Neck Drive, Eastville, VA
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Had the pup with us and it was a little rough but all in all it’s a beautiful area and very natural.

Thank techgmu
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is a 298-acre state owned site. There is a decent-sized parking lot. There are 3 marked trails. We took the one trail that leads to the beach. On this trail, on the way to the beach we saw several velvet ants (colorful wingless wasps),...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It is difficult to find out. The GPS will help you to get close to the parking, but have a look at the posted picture to know where to stop. You can park max 25 cars, which is great if you are the lucky one...More

Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I was searching what to do while in the Cape Charles area and I came across some reviews of Savage Neck Dunes so we decided to go there for a hike with our dog. We were very pleased. This place is a gem. It’s only...More

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Off of the beaten path. Worth it for a nice walk in and out. Shallow water, small waves for young kids. Lots of sea weed and water little dirty at times. Enjoyed the time by ourselves, found some shells and some drift wood to take...More

Thank michellemM3971OX
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I went here based on other Trip Advisor reviews. Drove right past it the first time, but was determined to visit. I'd loaded up on insert repellent, a must in VA in the summer. 2 other cars in the lot. Took the blue trail. Easy...More

4  Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

On a whim we stopped here to check it out. Just to add to the other reviews, to get to the beach it is about a ten or fifteen minute walk. We are not 22 anymore, and we saw some other folks in their 40s...More

4  Thank Nic K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Hard to find the parking lot. Sign had toppled. Lovely three -quarter of a mile walk to beach. Lots of dolphins, few people. Although the beach was clean there was a lot of broken glass washed in from bay. We picked up as much as...More

1  Thank VegGardenPro
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This fantastic Virginia State Park is a bit off the beaten path but well worth the scenic drive. The park has several well marked nicely groomed trails of easy walking. The Blue arrows led us to a delightful long narrow natural beach with tranquil waters...More

2  Thank Time-Out007
Reviewed 26 August 2016

As a naturalist and shell collector I identified this spot online as having potential, and it didn't disappoint. As noted in prior review, its accessed via a tiny parking lot exactly 4 miles from Eastville along a local road. There were no other cars in...More

2  Thank Steven R
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22 March 2017|
Response from pat23661 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get to it by water or land
Beloved A
23 September 2016|
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Response from pat23661 | Reviewed this property |
As it says all animals must be on a leash
6 April 2015|
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Response from pat23661 | Reviewed this property |
No it's free just a good long walk