William B. Cummings Birding and Wildlife Trail

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William B. Cummings Birding and Wildlife Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nassawadox, VA that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.8 miles 23 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

The Nature Conservancy’s William B. Cummings Birding and Wildlife Trail offers an easy round-trip hike along flat shell roads and grass pathways through many of the different habitats protected on Brownsville Preserve, including wooded uplands full of songbirds and woodpeckers, impoundments that attract a variety of waterfowl and shorebirds, open meadows where deer and songbirds forage, and expansive salt marsh views. An interpretive guide to the trail is available to take along with you from the trailhead, and a downloadable audio companion is available online at www.nature.org/brownsville.