Grandview Nature Preserve, Hampton Va

Hampton Virginia beaches provide scenic views and endless opportunities for fun along the southern tip of the Virginia peninsula.

With warm, humid weather between Memorial Day and Labor Day, summertime is the perfect time to visit the beach in Hampton Virginia. You’ll also find warm days in the spring and fall when it’s warm enough to go for a dip.

Grandview Nature Preserve and Beach

Though it’s off the beaten path, Grandview Nature Preserve in Hampton Virginia is well worth the brief jaunt. Its isolation makes it a perfect spot to hit the beach but avoid the crowds that often accompany the beach in the Summer. If you are looking for those Romantic Walks on the Beach, this is the Place..

This pristine 578-acre waterfront preserve and estuary is ideal for wildlife observations, hiking and bird watching and includes 2 1/2 miles of a secluded bay-front beach. A guide is available to provide canoe, kayak and hiking environmental and historical perspectives of the preserve.

The Preserve is open to the public for free, and there is limited parking available along State Park Drive. You can find maps of the preserve  here  and  here .