How to reach:
To reach the tide station from the junction of State highways 13 and 178 at the north edge of Exmore, VA on the Eastern Shore, proceed northerly on route 178 for 1.45 km (0.90 mi) through Belle Haven, and make a left turn on Route 178 in the center of Belle Haven. Continue westerly and northwesterly on Route 178 (Shields Bridge Road) for 2.01 km (1.25 mi) to a small bridge over Occohannock Creek. Cross the creek and continue on route 178 westerly then northerly for 2.17 km (1.35 mi) to a side road left. Turn left on Indian Trail Road and go westerly for 2.37 km (1.47 mi) to a cross road, at a slight angle, and a stop sign. Continue westerly then southerly on Indian Trail Road for 1.45 km (0.90 mi) to a T intersection and stop sign. Turn right on Scarborough Neck Road and go 0.97 km (0.60 mi) to a side road left. Turn left and proceed on Occohannock Drive southerly for 1.85 km (1.15 mi) to a side road right. Turn right on Camp Lane and go westerly for 0.40 km (0.25 mi) to the end of the road at the entrance to the Camp Occohannock (straight ahead) and the Pruitt gravel driveway to the left. Turn left and go southerly, easterly, then southerly for 0.40 km (0.20 mi) on gravel driveway through the Pruitt property to the tide station on the end of the wood pile, wood decked, "L" shaped dock, south of the fish house, along the west edge of the property and the north side of Occohannock Creek. The tidal bench marks are located in the vicinity.