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Dyke Marsh Sunday Morning Bird Walks - FREE
Every Sunday, 8 a.m.
Friends of Dyke Marsh organizers lead bird walks every Sunday morning to identify birds of the season. Meet in the south parking lot near the Belle Haven picnic area. More information.
Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Alexandria
Directions: Travel south from Old Town, Alexandria on the George Washington Memorial Parkway towards Mt. Vernon. After crossing the stone bridge at Hunting Creek (unmarked), take your next left at "Belle Haven Park & Marina/Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve." The trail out to the marsh is beyond the bike path, on the right, but be sure to scan the cove in front of the picnic area for waterfowl and eagles. The Sunday morning walks meet at 8 a.m. in the south parking lot of the Belle Haven picnic area. Walks are led by experienced birders and all are welcome.