Located on the eastern shore of Virginia near Cape Charles, Kiptopeke offers access to the Chesapeake. Explore a unique coastal habitat featuring a major flyway for migratory birds.
The park's waterfront offers some of Virginia’s best fishing. Hit the large fishing pier (no license needed) with picnic tables and fish-attracting lights.
The park has more than 5 miles of hiking and biking trails. Rent a bike at the camp store. Hikers travel boardwalks connecting the upland Baywoods Trail and southern beach to explore dune formations.
Kiptopeke’s northern swim-only beach is nearly 1/2-mile long. The south beach is open to swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating, and leashed pets.
Numerous overnight options include a camping lodge (bunkhouse) and two and three-bedroom cabins. There's a yurt that sleeps five, and 138 campsites for tents, RVs and groups. Six-bedroom lodges with covered porches, kitchen, dining and living rooms are ideal for families.