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Deep Creek Lock Park

Deep Creek Lock Park
  • 300 Luray Street
  • Chesapeake, VA  23322
  • Phone: (757) 382-6411
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This 25-acre site is named for the Corps of Engineers' lock which separates the salt water of Deep Creek from the fresh water of the historic Dismal Swamp Canal. It is heavily wooded with a combination pedestrian bridge/elevated walkway system to traverse a tidal inlet and marsh area.

Other Park Amenities:
* Canoe put-in
* Foot Trails that wind through the woods
* Horseshoe and Volleyball Courts
* Observation tower over-looking the Locks
* Play area
* Picnic Shelters w/grill

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