Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge If you're looking for the official source of information about the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Welcome to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

Located in the southeastern corner of Virginia, Back Bay NWR was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1938 to provide habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl, particularly greater snow geese. Today, the Refuge continues to be an important link in the chain of National Wildlife Refuges located along the Atlantic Flyway. Refuge grounds are open seven days a week, sunrise to sunset. The

Visitor Contact Station is open Tuesday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am-4:00pm, closed Sunday and Monday. The Refuge also works with a dedicated Friends organization, the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society. This support group was established in 2020 with the purpose of the promoting and supporting the Refuge in its mission to conserve, protect and enhance natural resources through advocacy, outreach, education, fundraising and projects. Check out the Society at their website at www.backbaynwrsociety.org and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the handle .

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4005 Sandpiper Road
Virginia Beach, VA
23456

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