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False Cape State Park
  • 4001 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • P: (757) 426-7128
  • District: Sandbridge
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!

False Cape Outdoor Adventures are fun based programs available to families, scout groups, friends, or other organizations, no...

Introduction to Archery
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....

Afternoon Kayak Paddle
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...

Haunted Night Hike
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....

Night Eyes- Owl Prowl
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...

Friends Beach Cleanup
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...

False Cape State Park & Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Winter Tram Tours
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
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...