Wildlife Watching

Where to View

Bird & 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!

Birding Basics

Birding is a fun and challenging hobby that you can do from your backyard, your local parks, or on your next vacation. Here’s how to get started!

Wildlife Cams