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Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail

Site Information

  • Seasons: Migrations, Summer
  • Site Contact: (703) 243-7329 wowen@co.arlington.va.us
  • Site Access: Free, Daily
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Facilities

Hiking Trails Phone Picnic Restrooms

eBird:
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Other Trails Nearby

Site CGF06: Fort C.F. Smith Park and Historic Site

Description

Two-thirds of this park is comprised of meadows and hardwood forests. During the warmer months, the meadows around the parking lot are cloaked by wildflowers, which support a variety of butterflies. These same meadows attract a variety of butterflies. These same medaows attract a variety of seed-eating birds, such as vesper, field, song and savannah sparrows. American goldfinch and indigo bunting which in turn attract a variety of hawks.

Directions

Exit Theodore Roosevelt Island Parking lot and turn right onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Travel 0.6 miles and exit left at Spout Run Parkway. Continue on Spout Run Pkwy for 0.8 miles and turn right on Lorcom Lane. Proceed 0.1 miles on Lorcom Lane and turn right onto Edgewood Street. After traveling 0.1 miles, turn right onto 24th Street. Continue 0.4 miles to the park entrance and parking area on the left.

Loop Map