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False Cape State Park

4001 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
757 426 7128
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Type: State Parks
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: Limited to hiking, biking and boating, this state park is formed by a mile-wide barrier spit between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
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Boone, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Took 2 tram tours of the state park. Wonderful trip. 7 passengers each time with three staff (mostly volunteers). Lots to see and learn about. Cost is next to nothing - $8.

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San Diego, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We did an 18 mile bike ride from Sandbridge and had a blast. I don't think I would want to hike in to camp as the few people we saw looked miserable packing in their gear. The beach we visited was stunning, untouched and deserted. The visitor center's store was well stocked with fair prices, staff was beyond friendly!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a wonderful park, but remember to plan time for your hikes as the visitor's center is 4 miles from the parking area in Back Bay.

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Evington, VA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Where else can stay on the beach ocean front for $13 a night? I loved FCSP. I liked the fact that I could sleep on the beach in my tent, but I could eat in my site in the woods out of the sun. If you are not looking for the comforts of home and don't mind going to the... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We rode our bikes on the trails and were impressed with the conditions. There is plenty of shade which made our late July bike ride not nearly as hot as we were anticipating. It still gets warm and the park is rather remote, so it is a good idea to bring bottled water. The visitors center is air conditioned and... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great biking location. Lots of wildlife and plants to see. We have gone on several "Wild Edible Plants" adventures there. Look for the wild horses in this park. Also be aware or snakes. In 8 hours we saw 10 poisonous snakes.

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WV
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Went to the park to do some relaxing swimming in the calm bay area. It is a great area for small children or older adults of if you want to get away from the crowds at VB. I would love to camp here sometime in the future.

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Snowshoe, West Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I am just returning to the East Coast after many yrs out West. My biggest fear was not being able to find any remote beaches. I no longer have to look any further. Coupled with the fact that you can camp on the beach (make your reservations early as spaces are very limited) and when you do need a teeny... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our parks are great. This one is beautiful, wooded and near everything, with rental cabins and other options for the more adventurous. Near the ocean and very popular with our guests through the summer. Well maintained and reasonable rates. Book way ahead.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great place for a leisurely bike ride ... Or a quiet walk .... Just getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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