Chowan River Basin

Kaitlyn Mazzocca 1st Block


Red Maple, Bald Cypress, Swamp Tupelo

Major Rivers/Lakes

Blackwater & Nottoway River

Places to Go

1. Bennetts Milpond/Rockyhock Creek

2. Chowan Swamp Game Land

3. Gatesville Waterfront Park

4. Merchants Milpond State Park

5. Wiccacon River Trail

Animals Found There...

Bobcats, ospreys, and crayfish


1. For the past 20 years, residents have been trying to restore the water quality of the basin.

2. 75% of Chowan's watershed lies in Virginia.

3. Over 500 species of muscles are endangered.

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