Wildlife Watching

Where to View

Find Wildlife: Viewing

“Find Wildlife: Viewing” is the new interactive map version of the hugely popular Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail Guide with more than 650 sites open to the public for birding, wildlife viewing, or simply enjoying the outdoors and nature.

Birding & Wildlife Trail

From the Atlantic Ocean on Virginia’s eastern border, to the towering Mt. Rogers at its southwest corner, the Commonwealth includes every bird and animal habitat that occurs naturally between Maine and Florida.

Wildlife Management Areas

DGIF maintains over 200,000 acres of land for the benefit of wildlife and all citizens for a variety of outdoor recreation. Many of these WMAs provide fantastic opportunities for wildlife viewing!

Wildlife Cams

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