Newport News – Peninsula SPCA & Petting Zoo has an unique animal space with leopards, mountain lions, jaguars, bald eagles, lynx, fox and others. Smithfield – Ragged Island Wildlife Management options nature trails and panoramic views of the James River.
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If crowded, choose a unique park, path, or time to visit. Alasa Farms– home to Cracker Box Palace farm animal rescue and rehabilitation.
Winchester – The Wagon Wheel Ranch invites you to trail ride on horseback to see many kinds of wildlife. Luray – Luray Zoois house to over 250 animals, and is the only true rescue zoo in Virginia! Luray Zoo offers one of the largest venomous snake collections on the east coast, outdoors reveals, in addition to a petting zoo. The Buck Run Trail offers a view of beaver ponds, open glades and vegetation that you’d count on to see in Canada.
Rehabilitators do not receive government funding and all expenses (i.e. meals, drugs, x-rays, vet prices, caging, and so forth.) are paid for by the rehabber. Please think about making a donation if you are in need of help with an injured or orphaned wild animal. Wise – Lake Keokee is residence to bass, sunfish, tiger, catfish, muskie and a variety of different fish and wildlife. Boating is restricted to non-motorized or electric motor boats only. Eastville – Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve includes a migratory songbird habitat and different wildlife. Saltville – Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area options Hidden Valley Lake and 6,400 acres developed for wildlife habitats.
The Locust Spring Run Trail supplies views of northern hardwoods and is a perfect path for viewing deer and wild turkey. Roanoke – Mill Mountain Zoo on high of Mill Mountain options more than 55 species of mammals, birds and reptiles. Kids love the Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopards and Red Pandas. Farmville – Dick Cross Wildlife Management Area is 1,400 acres are maintained and cultivated to learn wildlife. The area is used for chook dog field trials and is a protected habitat for eagles and waterfowl. Arlington – Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88-acre chook sanctuary in the middle of the Potomac River with 2.5 miles of trails. Leesburg – Temple Hall Farm Regional Park features a wide range of heritage breed cattle, tours of the farm and wagon/tractor rides.