Near perfect reflections in the slow moving “black” waters of the Black Water River. 12/27/2013
12/27/2013 Swamp River Reflections: Loblolly, Longleaf pines, Bald Cypress reflect nearly perfectly in the slow moving ‘black’ water of the Blackwater River. The river is surrounded by many cypress swamps, marshes, lowlands and pine lands and sand hills. This area is surrounded by the Blackwater Ecological Preserve, the Zuni Pine Barrens, and the Antioch Pines Natural Area Preserve in far southern Isle of Wight county, near the village of Zuni. Virginia. This type of environment / ecosystem is common on the coastal plain of extreme southeastern Virginia.