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Parks and nature in Newport News

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“Sandy Bottom is a beautiful natural park where you can hike, fish, rent canoes, paddle boats, and camp. They have a playpark and reptile exhibit on site. Boat rental is less than $10.00.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Get a taste of marine history including the Merrimac and the Monitor and the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War. A new exhibit of the America's Cup includes a huge catamaran from the 2013 America's Cup. I still remember the fascinating Ship Model Gallery from my childhood. It made quite an impression --tiny ships in great detail. Admission is only $1 from Memorial Day to Labor Day. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“This is a wonderful place for people of all ages! They have an array of different animals that you can pet and or feed! There's a huge playground for the kiddos, plenty of benches for resting, and several picnic areas! Best of all it's Completely FREE! Just make sure you bring plenty of quarters to feed the animals!”
  • 10 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum
“You'll love the five mile trail for walking or running. The views of the lake are beautiful, as is the forest.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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“Great place to walk. 5 mile loope through beautiful woods and on the James river.”
  • 3 locals recommend