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First Day Hike

  1. Adopt A Park at Indian River Park (Chesapeake)

    Invasive Species Workshop. Meet at the Indian River Park entrance at Rokeby Ave. and Main St. (2003 Rokeby Ave.) which is located just south of Military Highway, i.e. across Military Highway from the Fire Station. Learn to identify various invasive […]

    January 25, 2024
  2. Adopt A Park at Indian River Park (Chesapeake)

    Mulching at garden. Meet at the Indian River Park entrance at Rokeby Ave. and Main St. (2001 Rokeby Ave.) which is located just south of Military Highway, i.e. across Military Highway from the Fire Station. We need to schedule one […]

    January 25, 2024
  3. First Day Hike with The Nature Bus! (Virginia Beach)

    Please arrive 15-30 min before departure to board the bus. (REI 350 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach) PRICE: $25 per person (admission to the museum included!)  DESCRIPTION: Begin the New Year by setting the intention to go outside! The Nature Bus […]

    December 20, 2023
  4. First Day Hikes: The 5 Senses of First Landing at First Landing State Park (Virginia Beach)

    This tradition of the First Day Hikes is for the whole family! As we complete a 1 hour hike, all 5 of your senses will be stimulated as we immerse ourselves in nature. Bring the kids to First Landing in […]

    December 14, 2023
  5. First Day Hikes: Birding Bonanza at First Landing State Park (Virginia Beach)

    First Day Hikes are all about new beginnings and soaring over any obstacles that getting in the way of your goals. In that spirit, join the Rangers for a guided bird watching experience! On this hike, you will head down […]

    December 14, 2023
  6. First Day Hikes: History Hike at First Landing State Park (Virginia Beach)

    Join the Rangers on this hike through time and put yourself in the shoes of those who came before us. On this short, 1 hour hike you will learn all about the Chesapeake Tribe of Virginia Indians, including how they […]

    December 14, 2023
  7. First Day Hikes – Welcome to Wash Woods at False Cape State Park (Virginia Beach)

    Explore the hidden hamlet of Wash Woods and see the various coastal habitats of False Cape. Experience the maritime forest, live oak hammock, dunes, beachfront, and an 1800s cemetery during this ranger-led hike. Hike is approximately 3 miles with parts […]

    December 14, 2023
  8. First Day Hikes – From Bay to Beach at False Cape State Park (Virginia Beach)

    Start off the New Year with an invigorating winter hike in one of Virginia’s most unique state parks. During this 2-mile hike, you’ll begin on the freshwater side overlooking Back Bay and traverse across a barrier spit to the Atlantic […]

    December 14, 2023
  9. First Day Hike at Indian River Park (Chesapeake)

    8:00 -10:00 a.m. at Battlefield Park 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Northwest River Park 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Indian River Park South Start your year off by getting some exercise while enjoying the outdoors. Three different hikes are […]

    December 4, 2023
  10. First Day Hike at Northwest River Park (Chesapeake)

    8:00 -10:00 a.m. at Battlefield Park 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Northwest River Park 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Indian River Park South Start your year off by getting some exercise while enjoying the outdoors. Three different hikes are […]

    December 4, 2023
  11. First Day Hike at Battlefield Park (Chesapeake)

    8:00 -10:00 a.m. at Battlefield Park 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Northwest River Park 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Indian River Park South Start your year off by getting some exercise while enjoying the outdoors. Three different hikes are […]

    December 4, 2023