Students get up close with a blue crab on CBF's Hampton Roads Program. Photo by CBF Staff Students get up close with a blue crab on CBF's Hampton Roads Program. Photo by CBF Staff

Hampton Roads
Environmental Education Program

DIRECTIONS

The Hampton Roads Education Program and CBF's floating classroom, Jenny S., work out of the following four locations.

Norfolk - Town Point Park

1 Waterside Drive #100
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Map

  • Take interstate 64 East or 64 West to Route 264 West in Norfolk
  • Follow 264 West 4.5 miles to Waterside Drive exit (on the left)
  • Travel on Route 264 for ½ mile to Main Street
  • Turn left onto Nauticus Museum parking circle
  • There is no parking for the bus at Nauticus, but students and teachers may unload there
  • Walk through Town Point Park toward Waterside Mall
  • Our boat, Jenny S., will be docked on the seawall on the face of Town Point Park between Nauticus and Waterside Mall
  • There is parking for the bus on Main Street and Plume Street (next stoplight)       
Portsmouth - Portside Seawall

425 Water Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
Map

  • Take Interstate 64 or Route 58 toward Interstate 264 East
  • In Portsmouth, take exit #7 - Effingham
  • On exit ramp, follow signs for immediate right to "Crawford St./Naval Hospital/Naval Shipyard"
  • Follow signs to Crawford Street and turn right onto Water Street
  • Our boat, Jenny S., will be docked on the Portside Seawall
Virginia Beach - CBF's Brock Environmental Center

3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
Map

  • From I-64, take US-13 N/Northampton Blvd (exit 282) toward the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
  • From Northampton, take US-60/Shore Drive east, toward the beaches (turn Right onto Shore Drive)
  • Turn right onto Marlin Bay Drive and follow parking directions below
  • From VA Beach: take US-60 Shore Drive WEST; then turn LEFT onto Marlin Bay Drive
    • PARKING: Designated bus parking spots are along Marlin Bay Dr, where our educators will meet your group to walk the trail down & board the Jenny S
    • ORK participants: Dock Cart will be available to transport your Oyster Cages
    • ALTERNATE DOCK LOCATION:  occasionally may be needed, on a last minute basis, due to level of tide, etc (determined by Program Capt. & Manager; 757-871-1003)
Newport News – Deep Creek Landing Marina

200 Old Marina Lane
Newport News, Virginia 23602
Map

From Richmond:

  • Take I-64 East towards Newport News and follow I-64 E for about an hour
  • Take exit 255-255A-255B and merge onto VA-143 E/Jefferson Ave
  • Turn right onto Oyster Point Rd (McDonalds on the corner). This will change to Boxley Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Menchville Rd, left onto Riverview Pkwy, left onto Menchville Rd S, left onto Marina Ln, and finally a right onto Old Marina Ln. Our boat, Jenny S., will be at the dock.


From Norfolk:

  • Take Route 64 West towards Newport News and follow I-64 W for about 30 min
  • Take exit 256A for Oyster Point Rd. and merge onto Victory Blvd and continue straight onto Oyster Point Rd. (this will turn into Boxley Blvd)
  • Turn left onto Menchville Rd, left onto Riverview Pkwy, left onto Menchville Rd S, left onto Marina Ln, and finally a right onto Old Marina Ln. Our boat, Jenny S., will be at the dock

Special notes:
*Teachers- please carpool in 5 or fewer vehicles due to the small parking lot size
*Busses-please drop off group at the top of the hill and have them walk down to the parking lot

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