False Cape State Park is truly a unique visitor experience in a park system filled with exceptional experiences. What makes False Cape unique?
- Pristine Atlantic ocean shoreline with no visible development
- No direct vehicular access for visitors
- Maritime forest of oak and pine
- Barrier Spit that features a diverse habitat of beaches, dunes, wooded swamps, marshes and Back Bay
- History of settlement by shipwreck survivors
- Fantastic wildlife viewing
Late July and early August programs give visitors of all ages an opportunity to explore this special park.
Tuesday, July 28, 9:00 a.m.-Noon
Tuesday, August 4, 9:00 a.m.-Noon
False Cape State Park invites kids ages 7-12 to come out and connect with nature by playing games, making nature crafts and exploring False Cape’s natural communities.
Sunset Kayak Paddle
Friday, July 31, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Explore Back Bay and its marshes by kayak at False Cape State Park as the sun is setting over the bay. Kayaks and equipment are provided – no paddling experience is necessary. Trip meets at Little Island City Park in Sandbridge. Reservations are required; please call the park at (757) 426-7128 to sign up.
Moonlight Kayak Paddle
Saturday, August 1, 8:00-11:00 p.m.
Take a paddle by moonlight and listen to the night sounds as nocturnal wildlife emerges. Kayak equipment is provided and no paddling experience is necessary. Cost is $16/person. Reservations are required; please call (757)426-7128 to sign up.
Saturday, August 8, 2009
Find out which sea turtles use Virginia’s outer banks for nesting, when to look for turtle crawls, and how you can help protect these endangered species.
Early Bird Kayak Paddle
Sunday, August 9, 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Explore Back Bay and its marshes by kayak and observe birds and other wildlife in and around the bay. Kayaks and equipment are provided – no paddling experience is necessary. Trip meets at Little Island City Park in Sandbridge. Reservations are required; please call the park at (757) 426-7128 to sign up
If you are particularly adventurous, check out our primitive camping at the park.