Cape Charles, Virginia

Catch A Sunset At Kiptopeke State Park

Originally added by Alex E

Explore this hidden gem on the secluded and rarely visited Eastern Shore of Virginia.

This beautiful State Park on the Virginia Eastern Shore provides visitors with a very secluded beach even in the dead of summer. The location of the beach also allows you to enjoy a sunset over water which is rare for the east coast. The sandy white beaches dotted with old crab buckets and crab traps is an amazing place for the entire family to enjoy the day or for that romantic stroll on the beach with your significant other. Kiptopeke State Park is great for fishing, crabbing, camping, SUP, kayaking, swimming and hiking trails. Enjoy fresh caught fish and crabs over an open flame while you enjoy one of the best kept secrets on the east coast! Kiptopeke State Park is just across the bay from Virginia Beach, Take the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel/US-13 North for roughly 23 miles until you turn left on Kiptopeke Dr which takes you to the park entrance. It is only 4 dollars for a day pass.

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Stand Up Paddle
Fitness
Kiteboarding
Chillin
Fishing
Photography
Bodysurfing
Surfing
Kayaking
Yoga
Swimming
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

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Great Spot For All Kayakers

Great for everything. Fishing the beach for flounder and Reds and ships hold a lot of fish to. Usually a nice paddle anywhere. Just take in account for the tide moving in and out.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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