Fox Island Environmental Education Center


Via Somers Cove Marina (Crisfield, MD)

From the Bay Bridge/Annapolis

  • Take Route 50 East across the Bay Bridge towards Salisbury.
  • Take Route 13 Business South toward Pocomoke City.
  • Continue on Route 13 for approximately 22 miles.
  • Exit onto Route 413 toward Crisfield.
  • After about 15 miles look for the Somers Cove Marina sign in the median strip (near Fresh Pride Supermarket). Turn left on 8th Street and then take the first right.
  • Park near the J. Millard Tawes Building. Cars and buses may park overnight.
  • Unload students and gear. Prepare to board the Jenny S.

Departure/Arrival Times from Somers Cove Marina
Plan to arrive in Crisfield at noon. The Jenny S will depart for Fox Island at 12:30 p.m.  On the last day the approximate return time to Somers Cove Marina is noon.

Via Smith Point Marina (Reedville, VA)

From points north

  • Follow Route 95  South for about 5 miles south of Fredericksburg.
  • Take Route 17  South to Tappahannock.
  • In Tappahannock, take Route 360 East for about 40 miles. *
  • Just before Reedville look for the Bay Motel on the right (Route 360 bears right).
  • Bear LEFT and follow the signs for Smith Point Marina.

From points south

  • Take Route 95 North to Richmond.
  • In Richmond take Route 360 East. *Follow directions from Route 360 East above.

Departure/Arrival Times for Smith Point Marina
Plan to arrive at Smith Point Marina at 11:00 am to board the ferry. The boat will leave the dock at 11:00 a.m.  Pick-up from Fox Island on the last day of the trip will be between 11:30 a.m. and noon. Approximate return time to Smith Point Marina is 1:00 p.m.

*NOTE: The boat and pickup times may vary with each trip.

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