Kiptopeke State Park

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Kiptopeke State Park
Beach and ocean at Kiptopeke State Park.jpg
Beach and ocean at Kiptopeke State Park
Map showing the location of Kiptopeke State Park
Map showing the location of Kiptopeke State Park
Location of Kiptopeke State Park
Nearest city Cape Charles, Virginia
Coordinates 37°10′9″N 75°58′45″W / 37.16917°N 75.97917°W / 37.16917; -75.97917Coordinates: 37°10′9″N 75°58′45″W / 37.16917°N 75.97917°W / 37.16917; -75.97917
Area 562 acres (2.27 km2)
Established 1992
Governing body Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Kiptopeke State Park is a state park located in the southern end of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. From 1949, the site was owned by the Virginia Ferry Corporation and used through 1964 as the northern terminus for the Little Creek-Cape Charles Ferry service. The park has a number of recreational amenities, including yurts which are half tent half cabin. The park also offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay as well as an opportunity to explore unique migratory bird habitat along the flyway. It also has 5 new sunfilled cabins that sleep up to 16 people, Rv and Tent camping, group camping and camping trailers. For the fisherman it also has a number of boatramps and lighted fishing piers.

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