"Raft Up! Boat Over! All Clear!"
Learn to kayak!
Those were some of the commands I learned recently during a kayak training program at Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. After eight hours on the water flipping our boats over, practicing one and two-person rescue methods, and learning paddling techniques we were all ready for a break!!
Kayak programs at False Cape State park
Starting this week most parks have their paddling programs in full swing! Click here to see what kayak and canoe programs are available.
Come on out and join the fun!
here for more info onreserving your spot. All equipment is provided and the program is designed for people who have little or no paddling experience.
Learn about False Cape State Park:
No vehicular access. Located in southern Virginia Beach, False Cape State Park is a mile-wide barrier spit between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Access is through the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and is limited to hiking, bicycling or boating. The park features primitive camping and an extensive environmental education program in one of the last undisturbed coastal environments on the East Coast.
Where is False Cape State Park?
Click herefor a Google map. Drive Time :From Virginia Beach's oceanfront to Little Island city parking lot is about 40 minutes.
Contact Info:False Cape State Park, 4001 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456; Phone: (757) 426-7128;
Learn more about all 35 Virginia State Parks here