Nature Trails

Trail at Bennett's Creek Park

Shoulder's Hill Road
Suffolk, VA 23434

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

Suffolk Parks Department Page

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