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Parks

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. Conduct your own self-guided tour of the park displays featuring jets, missiles, and rockets. Kids may enjoy the playground area. Launch your paddle craft or simply relax…

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757-727-8311

Bethel Park

Bethel Park

123 Saunders Road

Bethel Park is one of Langley Air Force Base’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…

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757-766-7627

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 birds of prey, whitetail deer, tortoises, and peacocks…

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757-825-4750

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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757-727-6348

Buckroe Beach and Park

Buckroe Beach and Park

N First Street

Bay front park with ¾ mile of clean beach. Kayaks and paddleboats are available for rental. There are two picnic shelters with tables and grills, children’s playground, restroom facilities available May 15th through September 15th from 10:00am-6:00pm, a stage pavilion for community events and ample…

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Buckroe Beach Park

Buckroe Beach Park

100 First Street South

Time for fun! 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…

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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 570 acres of salt marsh, tidal creeks, and Chesapeake Bay beachfront. The Preserve is open to the public for free, but has limited parking along State Park Drive. The Preserve is a great location to…

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757-727-8311

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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757-727-1102

Peninsula Town Center

Peninsula Town Center

1620 Merchant Ln.

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

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757-838-1505