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Kiptopeke State Park

3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Great Bay Camping

Virginia parks are wonderful campground. Kiptopeke is right on the bay, with lots space and full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice Park with wider spacing for RV than many others

We were there in late September and few others - actually our plan..8>)) Rangers were nice, walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
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One of the best spots for bird-watching.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“camp store” (10 reviews)
“fishing pier” (27 reviews)
“full hookups” (7 reviews)
3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Virginia parks are wonderful campground. Kiptopeke is right on the bay, with lots space and full hookups. All the sites are open which is different. It is an easy walk from campsite to the beach and fishing areas.

Thank FZ S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in late September and few others - actually our plan..8>)) Rangers were nice, walking paths great! Beach nice however a bay not ocean side. The dump station is very awkward in that the lip is too high. Too many dogs - this...More

Thank farmhand2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made the 3.5 hour trip from home with the our Boy Scout Troop. We stayed in the group campsites which were shaded and spacious and a short walk to the beach and other activities. We fished (both from the pier and from kayaks), kayaked, swam,...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some folks where we were staying recommended we stop by here. Was looking to take our dogs on the beach. There is a section just for dogs which is nice. We have senior dogs and one "gave out" having to much fun so I took...More

Thank Monzsterman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented one of the cabins in the park for the weekend. Great accommodations! We went to the fishing pier, biked the trails, went into Cape Charles Old Town, and enjoyed the peace and quiet of the offseason. We are planning our next trip back!

Thank BFly823
Reviewed 16 September 2017

There are a couple things to understand about Kiptopeke State Park in order to appreciate it and to have an experience in line with your expectations. First, it’s a state park. It’s not a private or chain owned “resort” style campground with game rooms, pool...More

7  Thank PhillyFoodieVA
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by hoping to hike some trails but found that this was more of a campground than a state park. It looks like a great place to stay but noisy campers made hiking a different experience than we were looking for.More

Thank Kathleen G
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Kiptopeke State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

I'm wondering if you picked up our park brochure. The developed footprint of the park is small compared to the overall acreage of the park and there are a number of great hiking opportunities that are nowhere near the campground. You will have to come...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We drove to the pier. It wasn't crowded. We drove over to the lodging it was very nice. I would consider staying at the cabins. They looked like homes. There seems to be several trails to venture on. I didn't have time to explore this...More

Thank kaynel
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Clean campgrounds bathroom and great location near a Royal Farms and Food Lion grocery store and a Dollar General department store close to the Bay lots of activities for kids and family of nature, educational and conveniently located walkable distance from campsite

1  Thank D L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely park. We are in the campground which is very nice. The sites are quite level, most havce some sort of shade, there is enough room b etweern sites, very family oriented, bathhouse us large & clean & there are activities for...More

Thank GRC0520
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Outdoorsman1959 | Reviewed this property |
Short trails, Yes dogs can accompany you , possibly leashed.
17 September 2017|
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Response from D L | Reviewed this property |
very close about 2 min drive by car to pier Beach area is next to pier or another second access within camp area is 4 min drive.
19 August 2017|
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Response from Arlene R | Reviewed this property |
Its a state park and if you go to the website you can get lots of info. But yes you can use it like you would any state park. If you have a dog, I would suggest you call in advance. We stayed at a private campground up the... More