Beautiful View of Northwest River from Picnic Area, Otters sometimes observed
Northwest River Park has it all! There are over 7 miles of hiking trails including 2 miles of biking trails and many miles of horse trail. There are paddle boats and canoes to rent for boating along the inland lake and scenic Northwest river. There is also camping, fishing and picnicking. This hike will take you along the parks Shuttle Trail and Deer Island Trail which are multiuse hike and bike trails. All park trails connect to the Shuttle Trail which leads to the Southern Terminal where there are restrooms, a dock and picnic tables. Be sure to get a trail system map at the camp store near the park entrance. The Otter Point Trail is one of the shortest trails (1 mile) branching off from the Shuttle Trail and will lead you on a nice hike through a mixed pine/hardwood forest.
1733 Indian Creek Rd. Chesapeake, VA 23322
Take I-64 to Exit 291 and take 168 South. On 168 South take exit 8B "Hilcrest Parkway East." At Battlefield Blvd take right and travel 3.5 miles. Take a left at Indian Creek Rd. Travel 4.1 miles, park is on the right.
757-421-7151 or 757-421-3145