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Quiet Beach Day

This is one of Virginia’s smallest beaches, it’s great for family reunions or just to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newport News, Virginia
Huntington Park

We used the park for our family reunion. We rented one of the pavilions which was a short distance... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Bryant and Laur... G
Delaplane, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of Virginia’s smallest beaches, it’s great for family reunions or just to enjoy the sunset and beach

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank prince1195
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Beautiful view of the James River.....nice sized children's playground, picnic areas and beautiful but small beach with boat ramps.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Starbecca
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We used the park for our family reunion. We rented one of the pavilions which was a short distance from the beach and the park. The beach was not packed and the children had a great time. The life guards are very attentive and I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bryant and Laur... G
Reviewed April 12, 2018

This a small beautiful beach in the town - great for enjoying some sun after a long day of work. In the summer it has artisan festival. There is small swimming area as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BCh072015
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Visit the Huntington Park Beach year around to see the Historic James River That the Jamestowne Colonist traveled.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Darrell S
Reviewed December 6, 2017

There is a great artisan festival a few weeks during the fall. They sale home-made items and gifts. They have the BEST Kettle Corn ever! 12/9 is the next one.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sonypepe
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Visiting my daughter, a Christopher Newport University student, we were looking for quiet place to spend some time together before I headed home. Just four miles from the University, we found this lovely park. It's small and quiet, but just right. The park has something...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank LHGal
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Beach was clean & not too many people. Easy to get too & nice place sit & relax. Great for family or by yourself.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bamboo708
Reviewed August 9, 2017

If you only had time to lay in the sun ok, but swimming... forget it. Close to a shipyard, often see homeless sleeping under the walk, dirty water. For a family go to Hampton buckroe (but not at nigth) Newport News, James river is not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank david23606
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Not far off the beaten path, this little beach is a gem. There are life guards which make swimming a safe bet. You can launch boats and various water craft. It's a good spot for fishing or wandering along the water's edge. It has historical...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Indy_Cindy_LPN
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