Chesapeake Arboretum is off I-64 exit 290; take Battlefield Blvd. (SR 168) 2.2 mi. s., Gainsborough Sq. .3 mi. e., then just n. to 624 Oak Grove Rd. The 48-acre site offers a system of hiking trails through a hardwood forest featuring more than 100 identified tree species, a perennial stream, a camellia cove and tranquil woodland vistas. An 18-century farmhouse (closed to the public) is surrounded by themed gardens.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Picnicking is permitted.