Every fall holds surprises at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, so join us to discover what awaits us on this year’s annual fall VSO trip, September 20-22. Last year we had to cancel the trip due to mandatory evacuation in the area for Hurricane Florence, so we’re eager to return for this annual favorite! TRIP REGISTRATION To help us plan for the weekend, please register in advance. Provide the names of participants in your party with your mobile number and email address so we can contact you if needed. Register with Meredith Bell, trip coordinator, at merandlee@gmail.com or 804-824-4958. If you’re also registering for one of the bus trips to Wash Flats (see below), be sure to state your preferred day. HEADQUARTERS
The Refuge Inn on Beach Road in Chincoteague will be the host hotel (800-544-8469 or 757-336-5511).  Room rates for Friday and Saturday nights are $114.75 (plus tax) per night for a single or a double room, minimum two night stay. For those arriving a day early or staying an extra day, the rate for Thursday and Sunday nights will be $102.00. The Refuge Inn is non-smoking and no pets are allowed. To assure the VSO rate, make reservations by August 20 and state you are with the VSO when you call. MEALS Meals are on your own. The Refuge Inn offers a complimentary continental breakfast for guests and will open early for us for breakfast at 7:00am. Chincoteague is known for its fine dining and you will be able to choose from any number of excellent restaurants…. Click here to Continue Reading!

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