Established in 1938, this 8,000-acre fresh water refuge borders the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Back Bay on the west. The barrier islands feature large sand dunes, maritime forests, fresh water marshes, ponds, ocean beach, and large impoundments for wintering wildfowl. These tranquil habitats can be accessed by marsh trails, bikes, a boardwalk overlook, and the beach itself. Back Bay is located approximately 18 miles south of the resort area. Back Bay Tram Tours run from April 1st and continue through October 31st. Please contact us for further information.
Area: Sandbridge / Pungo
Address: 4005 Sandpiper RoadVirginia Beach, VA 23456
Military Aviation Museum
Little Theatre of Virginia Beach
False Cape State Park
Unleash your vacation at our pet-friendly parks and beaches.
Grab some sun and suds at a local craft brewery.
Enjoy state-of-the-art golf entertainment.
All the thrills without having to leap out of a plane.
The trail to high-flying fun follows the treetops.
Go behind the scenes with seals, sea turtles and sharks for a life experience like no other.
Customize and send your very own Virginia Beach E-postcard.
Start surfing at the Visitors Center with Free Wi-Fi.
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