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Peake Holidays
Peake Holidays

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Conference Center
Conference Center

Its versatile 22,700 square feet of meeting and banquet space can handle busines... more

Fishing
Fishing

More than 22 miles of fresh, salt and brackish waterways meander through the cit... more

Chesapeake Dining
Chesapeake Dining

Chesapeake is a foodie's paradise with an array of culinary options from local-o... more

Sports Facilities
Sports Facilities

Chesapeake, Virginia hosts sporting facilities including seven outdoor recreatio... more

Virginia Green
Virginia Green

Chesapeake is proud to be a participant in the Virginia Green Certification, a s... more

History
History

Since the arrival of colonial settlers in 1620, the history of Chesapeake has pl... more

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Kayaking in Chesapeake

Chesapeake Northwest River Park & Campground

Northwest River Park in Chesapeake, Va., is a great place for people who love the outdoors. This 763-acre park has natural beauty and leisure activities that keep people coming back for more. It is designated as part of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and offers year round-birding. Its seven trail systems total nearly eight miles and a 40-acre lake allows for paddling, camping, and fishing.

Four-time winner of "Best in Chesapeake" attractions, Northwest River Park & Campground is a great place for families and adventurers to explore Chesapeake's scenic landscape. 

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Northwest River Park is located on the South Chesapeake Loop, and offers visitors the opportunity to experience diverse wildlife within its many unique habitats.  The park offers camping, hiking, bird watching, boating and many other fun outdoor activities for you to choose from.  With an extensive trail system, picnic shelters, play areas, equestrian areas, miniature golf and more, there is something for everyone at Northwest River Park & Campground.

Northwest River Park & Campground is conveniently located in Chesapeake with several attractions just a short distance from the park.  Spend the afternoon paddling Smith Creek, or take a hike along the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, then head back to Northwest River Park for a night under the stars.  With so much to offer, Northwest River Park & Campground is the perfect place for fun and adventure in the outdoors.


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Waterways Guide

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