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|Brief Description:||The Mathews County Visitor & Information Center (MCVIC) is located in the historic district of Mathews, Virginia. In addition to providing assistance to visitors, MCVIC encourages Bay stewardship at the grassroots level. The Center provides for people to experience Bay conservation and restoration first-hand, the Middle Peninsula's vast Bay habitats, preserves, water trails, public and scenic access points, and ecotourism opportunities. One centerpiece of the Mathews effort is Mathews Blueways, a system of more than 90 miles of water trails in the area.|
|Location / Directions:||
McVIC is located in a storefront on Church Street (Route 611), across from the historic courthouse.
From Richmond: Go east on I-64 to Route 33 (West Point). Cross Route 17, and continue on Route 198 to Mathews County.
From Norfolk: Take Route 17 North to Gloucester, then Route 14 East to Mathews.
From Washington, DC: Take I-95 South, then Route 17 South to Glenns, then Route 198 East to Mathews.
|Physical Address:||Mathews County Visitor & Information Center
Mathews, VA 23109
|Mailing Address:||Mathews County Visitor & Information Center
PO Box 1456
Mathews, VA 23109
|Visitor Phone:||(804) 725-4229|
|Activities:||McVIC contains exhibits of local and Bay interest, provides maps, brochures, event tickets, a water trail guide , the "Made in Mthews Showcase" featuring local artisans' work, and the Mathews "Underwater World Aquarium."
|Operating Hours:||Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4 year-round.|
|Visitor Facilities:||Limited facilities.|
|Accessibility:||Visitor Center is all on one level. Sidewalk without steps available for drop off.|
The following product(s) are available to enhance your experience at this Gateway. Click on the title below for a more detailed description.
|Mathews County Blueways Map & Guide - Water trail map/guide in five separate detailed segments with an overview folder. Full color.|