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This historic site along Queen’s Creek in York County offers a variety of wildlife habitats with its 545 acres and is located approximately 3 miles from historic Williamsburg. This site is rich in both human and natural history; you might spot a colonial artifact or Miocene fossil on your visit. The mature woodland and open meadows provide habitat for migrant songbirds as well as butterflies, reptiles, and amphibians. The tidal creek is habitat for long-legged waders and shorebirds. Be sure to check for nesting osprey atop the channel markers. In the fall and winter scan the creek for wintering ducks. The Williamsburg Bird Club regularly schedules walks in the park.
Physical Address: 1000 Lakeshead Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185
From Williamsburg, take the Colonial Parkway east towards Yorktown. Exit Hubbard Lane/ W. Queens Drive, making a right turn onto Hubbard Lane/ W Queens Drive. Travel 0.2 miles, then turn right onto Lakeshead Drive. Continue 2.2 miles to the park.
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- Site Contact: Park office: 757-890-5840, [email protected]
- Access: Daily, 8am-Dusk, May to October, Please check the web site for other times.
Birds Recently Seen at New Quarter Park (as reported to eBird)
- Canada Goose
- Ring-billed Gull
- Double-crested Cormorant
- Black Vulture
- Turkey Vulture
- Bald Eagle
- Red-headed Woodpecker
- Red-bellied Woodpecker
- American Crow
- Carolina Chickadee
Seasonal Bird Observations
- Bike Trails
- Environmental Study Area
- Hiking Trails
- Interpretive Nature Program
- Interpretive Trail