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Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail

Site Information

  • Seasons: All
  • Site Contact: County Naturalist, (804) 318-8735, email: battistam@chesterfield.gov
  • Site Access: Free, Daily
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Site CAP04: Battery Dantzler Park

Description

This park is located across the slough from Dutch Gap. A trail provides access to the woodlands along James River where at least five species of woodpecker breed. Listen for the calls of pileated, red-bellied, downy, hairy, and red-headed woodpeckers and look high in the canopy for American redstarts, black-and-white warblers and red-eyed vireos.

Directions

From Dutch Gap Conservation Area, exit the area and turn left on Coxendale Rd. Turn left on Old Stage Rd. and travel 1.7 miles to Battery Dantzler Rd and turn left. The park entrance is on the left. Physical Address: 1820 Battery Dantzler Road Chester, VA 23836.

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