Newport News: Animals & Nature

Deep Creek Landing Kayak Rentals

Description: Offering kayak rentals to the public. Spend a few hours or the whole day paddling and exploring the calm waters of Deep Creek or the James River, catch some rays, and discover the natural beauty of our local waterways. This is a great activity that is safe for the whole family! Life jackets and instructions are provided before you launch.
Phone: 757-877-9555

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: Virtual Camps available for Summer 2020!

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
 
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