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Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve

This 298-acre preserve contains outstanding Chesapeake Bay beach, dune and maritime forest communities, migratory songbird habitat, and an exemplary population of northeastern beach tiger beetles. Located on the Bayside of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, this preserve has a parking area and extensive birding trails through restored coastal forests, shrublands, and bayside dune communites.

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Quick Facts

Virginia DCR - Natural Heritage Program
600 East Main Street; 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Contact Information

Phone: (804) 786-7951
Fax: (804) 371-2674


Founded in: 1986

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