Hughlett Point Natural Preserve Trail is a 1.8 mile out and back trail located near Kilmarnock, VA that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, and birding. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
This hike is on the Virginia Peninsula Audubon hiking bundle, one of three hikes. Th duPont family established this preserve early on for birding as part of the Audubon Society. You will find the hike pretty easy, starting on boardwalk and leading through a pine forest with diverse birds.Finally at the beach, you can have a good lunch on the sand and enjoy the view of the bay. A great spot for Eagles, smaller birds such as cardinals, and hummingbirds can be found here.