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James River National Wildlife Refuge

James River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of three refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge encompasses 4,200 acres of forested habitat along the James River, bordered by Powells Creek to the north, and the historic Flowerdew Hundred Plantation to the south. The Refuge was created in 1991 to protect nesting and roosting habitat for the threatened bald eagle.

From Richmond, take Interstate 295 south to Route 10. Take Route 10 south/east toward Hopewell. After passing through Hopewell, proceed another 3 miles to Route 639. Take a left and look for the Refuge entrance sign.

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