The Visitor Center at York River teaches about the value of the coastal estuary to the environment and about the areas historical significance by touring this facility. Activities in the center focus on the history, use and preservation of the York River and its marshes. A small wet lab, resource library and variety of equipment and animals are available for use by school groups for environmental education activities. The Visitor Center is located at the end of the main park road and overlooks the York River. A small gift shop is located here featuring souvenirs.
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