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False Cape State Park
  • 4001 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • P: (757) 426-7128
  • District: Sandbridge
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This 4,321-acre area is a mile-wide barrier spit between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, in the extreme southeast corner of Virginia Beach. It has 6 miles of unspoiled beaches, 12 primitive campsites, and 9 miles of hiking/biking trails. Access is through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and is limited to hiking, biking, or boating. The park also features an extensive environmental educational program in one of the last undistributed coastal environments on the East Coast. Thousands of passengers enjoy a tram tour which leaves Little Island City Park in Sandbridge and follows the west bike trail through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to False Cape State Park. For more information on the tram tours call 757-426-3643.
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False Cape Outdoor Adventures!
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False Cape Outdoor Adventures are fun based programs available to families, scout groups, friends, or other organizations, no...

Moonlight Kayak Tours
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Dates vary between May 18, 2019 - September 14, 2019

Join park staff for a moonlit tour. Relax as you paddle your way through the unspoiled natural areas surrounding Back Bay. Paddle...

Night Eyes- Owl Prowl
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Dates vary between April 13, 2019 - October 30, 2019

Experience False Cape at night. Journey through scenic Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the heart of False Cape State Park to...

Introduction to Archery
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Dates vary between August 6, 2019 - October 19, 2019

The Green Arrow? Katniss? Robin Hood? Forget them and be your own hero. Learn fundamental archery techniques using re-curve bows....

Sunset on Back Bay
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Dates vary between May 4, 2019 - August 30, 2019

This is a 2 hour kayak tour that launches from False Cape State Park. We will take a leisurely paddle along the beautiful Back Bay...

Art in the Park Painting- Ocean and Beach
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August 24, 2019

ATTENTION ARTISTS
Would you like a chance to be able to paint the beautiful Ocean and Dune Landscape found...

Friends of False Cape Fundraisers
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Dates vary between May 25, 2019 - August 31, 2019

The Friends of False Cape will be hosting fundraisers through the season. So stop in and check out what the Friends Group is all...

Night Skies
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Dates vary between July 28, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Journey through scenic Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the heart of False Cape State Park away from city lights and traffic to...

Sunrise Paddle
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Dates vary between July 6, 2019 - September 2, 2019

We know it's early but there really is nothing like slipping into the water while it's still dark and paddling the quiet waters as...

Sunset on Back Bay
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Dates vary between May 4, 2019 - September 7, 2019

This is a 2-hour kayak tour that launches from False Cape State Park. We will take a leisurely paddle along the beautiful Back Bay...

Art in the Park- Sunset Photography
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September 8, 2019

ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS
Would you like a chance to photograph some of the best sunsets on Back Bay? Concerned how you would...

Friends Beach Cleanup
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Dates vary between April 13, 2019 - November 9, 2019

Join False Cape's Friends Group, staff and volunteers in helping keep our beaches pristine by picking up shoreline debris. For more...

National Public Lands Day- FALSE CAPE CHALLENGE
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September 28, 2019

Save the Date!
Are you up for the CHALLENGE?
Grab your friends and be a part of the FIRST EVER False Cape State Park...

Afternoon Kayak Paddle
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Dates vary between October 5, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Join us as we paddle the wildlife-packed scenic Back Bay. Back Bay is a slow-moving scenic watershed that meanders along...

Art in the Park- Full Moon Photography
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October 13, 2019

Would you like a chance to photograph some of the best Full Moon Views in Virginia Beach? Concerned how you would bring in all your...

Haunted Night Hike
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October 27, 2019

Travel along Virginia's Outer Banks to discover False Cape's history and the nautical disasters of the Graveyard of the Atlantic....

False Cape State Park & Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Winter Tram Tours
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Dates vary between November 16, 2019 - December 29, 2019

Join Park and Refuge staff for a scenic ride, to observe numerous flocks of wintering waterfowl such as Snow Geese, Tundra Swans...

Holiday Nature Wreath Fundraiser
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Dates vary between December 17, 2019 - December 17, 2019

Help support the Friends of False Cape and celebrate the holidays. Meet friends, make some memories and a take home wreath with...