Catch A Sunset At Kiptopeke State Park

Kiptopeke Parking

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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Activities Stand Up Paddle, Kiteboarding, Chillin, Fishing, Photography, Bodysurfing, Surfing, Kayaking, Yoga, Swimming, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
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Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
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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.


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