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How to Get to Paradise Creek Nature Park 

1141 Victory Boulevard, Portsmouth, VA 23702


Take the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (TOLL)

The beautiful new Jordan Bridge – the highest bridge in Hampton Roads - crosses the Elizabeth River in sight of our new park!

  • Travel I-464 from the north or south. 
  • Exit at Poindexter Street (VA-337) - Exit 4A if you’re traveling north; Exit 4B if you’re traveling south. 
  • Merge onto the Jordan Bridge. Enjoy the spectacular view of your favorite river. Note, a special coating on the bridge absorbs pollution. The Jordan Bridge is one of our “River Stars!” 
  • Once over the bridge, turn left at the first light onto Victory Boulevard  (VA-239) 
  • Cross Paradise Creek. Look for the Paradise Creek Nature Park entrance sign on the left (0.7 miles), just after Beach Marine. 
  • Make a U-turn to enter the park. 

Alternative: Downtown Tunnel to Portsmouth (TOLL)

  • Access the Downtown Tunnel from either I- 264 East or I-464 
  • Once through the tunnel, follow I-264 to Victory Boulevard (VA-239) Exit 3 
  • Turn left onto Victory Boulevard at the traffic light at the bottom of the ramp 
  • Travel 3.2 miles east through 6 stop lights (the last light is George Washington Hwy) 
  • Watch for Enviva’s sign on the right. 
  • Paradise Creek Nature Park’s entrance sign is just past Enviva. Turn right into the park. 

Coming to Portsmouth from the West 

  • Take I-264 East towards the Downtown Tunnel 
  • Before the tunnel, take Exit 3 to Victory Boulevard (VA-239) 
  • Turn right onto Victory Boulevard at the traffic light at the bottom of the ramp 
  • Travel 3.2 miles east through 5 stop lights (last light is George Washington Hwy). 
  • Watch for the Enviva sign on the right. The Paradise Creek Nature Park entrance sign is just after that on the right. Turn right into the park entrance.