Nature Trails

Trail at Bennett's Creek Park


Shoulder's Hill Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-484-3984

Suffolk Parks Department Page

Bennett's Creek disc golf course is a state-of-the-art golf course with rolling fairways, water hazards and beautiful scenery. Everyone from beginners to pros will enjoy this course, with tee pads available for all levels of play! 18-hole disc golf course is free and open to the public.


Picnic Shelters
If picnic shelters are not previously reserved, they may be used on a first-come, first-served basis.

Amenities
This 50-acre park offers:
  • 2 Free Boat Ramps
  • 3 Covered Shelters
  • Handicapped-Accessible Fishing and Crabbing Pier
  • Nature Trail / Disc Golf Trails
  • Open Fields
  • A Playground
  • Tennis Courts
  • Restrooms

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Trail at Davis Lakes & Campgrounds


200 Byrd Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-539-1191

Davis Lakes and Campground Website

A sanctuary for RV travelers looking to soak in the abundant local history, swim in one of the three lakes, or just rest in a beautiful, natural setting. Come for discovery, inspiration, solitude, and good old-fashioned fun. Situated on 80 acres, this campground has 137 total spaces including full hookups, big rig sites, pull-throughs, room for slideouts, and side-by-side hookups. Bathhouse has hot showers, restrooms and tile floors. Rental cabins and cottages, camp store and laundry facilities are on site. 

Layout and Amenities
  • Boating
  • The Nature Trail
  • Playground
  • Recreation Building
  • Sandy Beach
  • Swimming
  • AquaGlide (seasonal)
  • Outdoor Games
Nature Trail View at Davis Lake

Trail at Great Dismal Swamp
National Wildlife Refuge


3100 Desert Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-986-3705


This Nature preserve encompasses over 111,000 acres where visitors enjoy wildlife observation, history, mystery and lore. Fishing and boating are permitted year round on the waters of Lake Drummond, a 3,100 acre natural lake in the heart of the swamp. Deer hunting by permit is available during the fall.

Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm

The headquarters is closed on weekends and federal holidays; the hiking and biking trails remain open.

Walking Bridge at Great Dismal Swamp Refuge

Trail at Lone Star Lakes Park


1 Bob House Parkway
Suffolk, VA 23434

Amenities
Located at in the Chuckatuck Village of Suffolk, this 1,063-acre wilderness park offers 11 lakes for:
  • 4-Mile Horse Trail for Horseback Riding
  • Archery Range
  • Fishing and Crabbing Pier
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Model Airplane Flying Field
  • Nature Trails for Hiking
  • Picnic Areas With Tables and Grills
  • Playground
  • Shoreline Fishing Areas
Complete with friendly park rangers to welcome you. Daily and annual permits are available at the Park Ranger Office. Boat rentals are not available, and gas-powered motors are not permitted. Electric motors are permitted.
One of the Lone Star Lakes - Calm Water Surrounded by Trees

Trail at Sleepy Hole Park


4700 Sleepy Hole Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
757-538-4102

Suffolk Parks Department Page

Amenities
This 66-acre park, located off Sleepy Hole Road on the Nansemond River, offers:
  • 12 official horseshoe courts (with walkways which include a handicap court)
  • 12 picnic shelters
  • 18-hole golf course
  • 30-acre lake
  • Breathtaking views
  • Natural areas (different varieties)
  • Open spaces
  • Playground
  • Trails

View of Lake at Sleepy Hole Park