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Site CFB06: Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Port Royal Unit

Description

The Port Royal Unit of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge protects critical floodplain habitat on the river's edge. This 125-acre site will be managed as grassland and shrub habitat for species such as, vesper and grasshopper sparrows. A mowed trail provides access to the Rappahannock River, host to year-round concentrations of bald eagles, and wintering waterfowl.

Directions

Turn right out of the Pettigrew Wildlife Management Area parking area onto Rt. 615/Buckner Road, go 0.8 miles and turn left on US 17 South. Travel 6.5 miles and turn left on US 301 North, drive 0.7 miles, turn right on Rt. 1008/Caroline Street and continue to the entrance.

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