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Kiptopeke State Park

3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Love this place! Great for walking along the shore. Very peaceful and rarely crowded! Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Patricia G
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Blue crabbing at the pier!

We went to Kiptopeke state park for crabbing on the pier. There is a $4/person for crabbing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alta Loma, California
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One of the best spots for bird-watching.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fishing pier” (22 reviews)
3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this place! Great for walking along the shore. Very peaceful and rarely crowded! Lots of amenities! Fishing, restrooms, boat launch, overnite facilities, awesome swimming areas, great for seashelling!

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Kiptopeke state park for crabbing on the pier. There is a $4/person for crabbing licence/entrance fee. The Pier area is clean and big enough for crowds to walk around and fish. It is also huge for kids to play around. We entered...More

Thank wildorchid99
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed learning about the concrete boats and walking on the beach area. There is a fishing pier that was busy with people catching crabs.

Thank livingRVlife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pulled my travel trailer here for a little weekend R&R. Nice campground that wide back in spots with full hookups. Just a short walk down to the beach where the water was calm and pleasant. Would be a great beach for kids given the lack...More

Thank gonefishinobx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came into this park from the Eastern Shore Wildlife center bike path on the other side of route 13...Even though it was a busy summer day, most of the park was empty. There are a lot of bike paths inside the park that run...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I made Kiptopeke State Park camp ground home base while we spent a few days exploring the Eastern Shore. We've both done our fair share of camping over the years, and this experience was really one of the best. This campground is...More

Thank SageTrue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park for a camping vacation. The sites are large with full hook-ups, the bathrooms and showers are clean, and the park has two separate Chesapeake Bay beaches: one for swimming and one for crabbing, fishing, and walking your dog. The concrete...More

2  Thank SouthernGal6789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the july 4 th weekend . This got $5 parking if u only want to njoy bayfront n picnic areas inside the state park otherwise if you are here for camping it should be included in your camping package . Really nice...More

Thank Ishan G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Husband and teen enjoyed the wildflower walk, and the concrete ships are an unusual sight not to be missed. Nice playground for younger kids.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's one of our favorite places to camp. There is a lot to do in the park and it's very convenient for day trips to Cape Charles or Virginia Beach. The sun sets are beautiful.

Thank Shelly C
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Arlene R | Reviewed this property |
You may want to consider contacting realtors in Cape Charles. Cape Charles has a beautiful beach and there are many rentals within short walking/driving distance. Great eateries, both small & cozy or more lavish (loved... More
Janice G
18 June 2017|
Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
We haven't had any problems with muddy sites at Kiptopeke this year. Some rain forecast this next week but scattered thundershowers not constant.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Arlene R | Reviewed this property |
the park has a phone number listed for easy calling