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Sandy Bottom Nature Park

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Wonderful free nature preserve right in Hampton

Add me to the list of people who are fans of this park. I am in town for work and wanted to find a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Excellent walking trails

My husband, grandson and I walk Sandy Bottom, they for Pokemon collection and I get the exercise... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2018
Glory G
Hampton, United States
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1255 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA 23666-1446
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Add me to the list of people who are fans of this park. I am in town for work and wanted to find a nice walk to do as this is one of the first really nice days in awhile. (C'mon Spring!) This place popped...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GCC14173
Reviewed November 23, 2018

My husband, grandson and I walk Sandy Bottom, they for Pokemon collection and I get the exercise. :-) They have camp sites, pavilions for get togethers, and playground for kids. You can check out kayaks and paddle boats. Worth checking out!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Glory G
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is a wonderful place with flat hiking/biking trails and a pier for fishing as well as campsites ( a little hike from the parking lot, so be prepared- but it's flat), and yurts. They will clearly explain that there is 1) NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank J4030FZlaurar
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Sandy Bottom is ready for visitors 365 days a year. Educational opportunities and camping experiences are scheduled through Hampton Parks & Rec, or directly on site. The location for Sandy is off I64 around 1.5 miles. The park sits just 10-15 miles West of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jdavidhillery
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Pretty spacious park, mixture of flora and fauna. Nice nature display of snakes. Dog park, have to register. Camping is available.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We have been going to Sandy Bottom to walk for quite a few years. My wife has a back issue and on leg is longer than the other. She looks down the entire time we walk looking for roots that cross the trail. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank VAmotorcyclecouple
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

First visit to this awesome hidden nature gem. Tucked away in the middle of a city is hard to imagine but while there we honestly forgot we were still in the city. We enjoyed the park and the nature center. Very knowledgeable staff. Thank you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Sandy Bottom Nature park is a great place to visit rather you are going with family or friends. The park contains nature trails, fishing area, row boating and a dog park. The trail is not paved, but is still easy for a run or just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TamikaNOTG
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at how much there was to do and see there. The nature center is small but has a lot of creatures to see up close. Outside has seating to view the water and it's turtles and fish. There are trails to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank E7855OXlisac
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Love walking through the woods on the various paths. Plus you can decide which path to take, depending on your fitness level. They have a dog park too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Judy K
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Nothing powered - I think it all has to be bikes.