Nature & Wildlife

With only 2.6 sq. miles of land, exploring CBVA’s natural wonders is easy by foot, bicycle or golf cart. Surrounding waterways are easily accesible by boat and kayak. 

Located on a peninsula, the Town enjoys picture-perfect sunrises and striking sunsets; and it’s desgination as a bird sanctuary makes Colonial Beach a nature-lover’s paradise.

Sunrises/Sunsets

The rising and setting of the sun may be the most photographed subjects in all of Colonial Beach, providing a magnificant backdrop for the Potomac River, Monroe Bay and Monroe Creek that surround the Town. 

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Bird Sanctuary

CBVA is a designated bird sanctuary. Ospreys nest peacefully atop poles. Nearby Caledon State Park is known for its vast bald eagle population. Waterfowl and waterbirds grace our waterways, while hawks and other species of landbirds soar the skies above.