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Kiptopeke State Park

3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Some how me managed to get a last minute booking to camp in our RV it was totally brilliant from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Onancock, Virginia
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a brief stop

We decided to pull in a pay the $5 parking fee to enjoy the Park, we got in the refreshing water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cave Spring, Virginia
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One of the best spots for bird-watching.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“camp store” (10 reviews)
“fishing pier” (24 reviews)
“full hookups” (6 reviews)
3540 Kiptopeke Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1420
+1 757-331-2267
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Some how me managed to get a last minute booking to camp in our RV it was totally brilliant from the staff to the fishing pier at night.... never seen so much activity late at night with children and families fishing and craning off of...More

Thank Britatthebeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to pull in a pay the $5 parking fee to enjoy the Park, we got in the refreshing water and what a view! We've camped here years ago and highly recommend the place. They have added cabins you can rent by the week....More

Thank Outdoorsman1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

Planned to stay for two nights, only stayed for one because of the promise for severe storms. Camping (tent) grounds were spacious & private, with firepit. Beach was not a long walk and the shop offered a fair selection. Didn't sleep much because of the...More

Thank _ruaridh13_
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 July 13, 2017

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 July 10, 2017 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 July 4, 2017 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

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August 18, 2017|
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Response from SouthernGal6789 | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to camp. Many folks just come to fish on the pier or walk. Be sure to pay the small fee to fish the pier. The rangers do check from time to time. You don't need a fishing license to fish the pier but you are... More
July 21, 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
June 18, 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.