Newport News: Animals & Nature

Deer Park

Description: Home of Boundless Playground (wheelchair accessible). Ball fields, picnic areas, fishing, hiking trails.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Huntington Park-Beach

Description: Home of Fort Fun Playground, picnic areas, athletic fields, tennis courts, fishing, public beach and rose garden.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

King-Lincoln Park

Description: Playgrounds, Tennis, Basketball Courts, Picnic Areas and Fishing.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Mariners' Museum Park

Description: Private Park open to the public. Includes Lake Maury & Noland Trail.
Phone: (757) 596-2222

Newport News 4H Club Programs and Camps

Description: 4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H is rich with learning experiences where young people partner with caring adults and volunteers in a fellowship unlike any other program available to youth today. Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H's "learning by doing" philosophy of youth development.
Phone: (757) 591-4838

Newport News Park

Description: Several Playgrounds. Outdoor Programs for all ages. Many free programs including nature exploration and seasonal hayrides. Home of Newport News Park Discovery Center.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Peninsula SPCA Humane Education Learning Center and Petting Zoo

Description: Adoption-guarantee shelter, humane education learning center and petting zoo. Educational workshops, scout programs, birthday parties, and science camps.
Phone: (757) 595-1399

Riverview Farm Park

Description: Home of Fantasy Farm Playground, picnic areas, soccer field, hiking trails.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Virginia Living Museum

Description: Hands-on activities, observatory, planetarium, outdoor boardwalk, native plant and conservation gardens, and 250 living species. Birthday parties available. Summer camps. Homeschool Programs.
Phone: (757) 595-1900