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Hampton's parks offer an array of refreshing outdoor experiences in easy-to-reach locations. Family-friendly Blue Bird Gap Farm has entertained children for generations and Carousel Park features a magnificently restored 1920s-era wooden carousel with 48 intricately carved horses. You can explore nature at Sandy Bottom Park and Grandview Nature Preserve or visit vintage aircraft and experimental space launch vehicles from the 1950s and 1960s on display at Air Power Park.

Parks

 


Air Power Park

Air Power Park

413 W. Mercury Boulevard

Visit this outdoor park and see the air power that played a vital part in America’s early space exploration and aircraft testing. Admission is free to this 15 acre park that includes a children's playground. Many of the displays have connections with nearby Langley AFB and the NASA Langley Research…

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757-727-8311

Bethel Park

Bethel Park

123 Saunders Road

Bethel Park is one of Langley’s best-kept secrets. It’s beautiful scenic area surrounded by water is perfect for outdoor relaxation. Bethel park offers pavilions, fishing equipment, ball fields, paddle boats, barbecue grills, volleyball and equipment rental. Don’t forget to checkout the Paintball Park…

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757-766-3017

Bluebird Gap Farm

Bluebird Gap Farm

60 Pine Chapel Road

Bluebird Gap Farm offers an exciting, family-oriented adventure and educational experience rarely see in an urban environment. The 60-acre farm has about 150 domestic and wild animals, including everything from the usual array of farm animals to a raccoon, birds of prey, whitetail deer, tortoises, and…

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757-827-2765

Briarfield Park

Briarfield Park

1560 Briarfield Road

Briarfield Park is a regional 49 acre athletic park. It includes four lighted softball fields, five lighted tennis courts, four large picnic shelters that can be reserved, a fitness trail, and a large playground. For your convenience, there is a concession stand during softball league games and tour…

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757-850-5116

Buckroe Beach Park

Buckroe Beach Park

100 First Street South

Enjoy the wide, clean beach and gentle surf of the Chesapeake Bay. Lifeguards on duty during the summer season. Watercraft available for rent and picnic shelters available for a fee. Playground. For the convenience of our visitors, pets are not allowed May 15th-September 15th. Open daily year-round.…

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757-850-5134

Gosnold's Hope Park/Hampton BMX Super Track

Gosnold's Hope Park/Hampton BMX Super Track

901 E Little Back River Road

Gosnold’s Hope Park is the second largest development park in the city consisting of 105 acres.l It offers the public eight picnic facilities complete with tables and grills, campsites, restrooms, a public boat ramp, a fitness trail, athletic fields, children’s playground, picnic shelters with tables…

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757-850-5116

Grandview Nature Preserve

Grandview Nature Preserve

State Park Drive

Grandview Nature Preserve forms the northeast corner of the city of Hampton. The Preserve covers over 475 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks, and Chesapeake Bay beachfront. The Preserve is open to the public free, but has limited parking along State Park Drive. The Preserve is a great location to beach…

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757-850-5134

Grundland Creek Park

Grundland Creek Park

Grundland Drive

Grundland Creek Park was acquired by the City of Hampton from the Federal Government  in 1972. This 74.6 acre site was formerly a Nike Missile site that was constructed to protect the east coast from aerial attacks and was closed after the Cold War. Today the park features an activity building, suited…

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757-850-5134

Hampton Carousel

Hampton Carousel

602 Settlers Landing Road

Housed in its own pavilion, Hampton's Carousel is a whirling tribute to the skill of its creators. It still boasts its original mirrors and oil paintings, as well as 48 intricately decorated horses. Rising and falling to the strains of the original band organ, many of these carousel horses are so…

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757-727-0900

Peninsula Town Center

Peninsula Town Center

4410 E. Claiborne Square,

Peninsula Town Center features over 70 stores and restaurants located within Hampton's Coliseum Central Business District. With top retailers such as Target, Macy's, JC Penney among others, the center also features luxury apartments, specialty retail, two public parks, and Bryant & Stratton College.

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757-838-1505