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Enjoy a Day at a State Park Around Virginia Beach

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, head to a state park. You will find a range of recreational activities, from hiking to fishing. The state parks near our Town Center apartments include:

First Landing State Park

Packed full of history, First Landing is where English colonists first landed in 1607. Pirates and military ships later used the cypress swamp during the War of 1812, and Blackbeard is rumored to have hidden in the narrows of the park. Recreational activities include boating, fishing, and swimming. For added fun, hop aboard the park's tram. It offers a fun way to explore First Landing's Barbour Hill area and the Wash Woods historic site.

False Cape State Park

False Cape State Park honors those who made their living from the sea. It is where visitors come to explore nature in a primitive setting and enjoy an array of recreational activities. Don't miss hiking and biking along the park's scenic trails. Combined, they total 15.3 miles, and you might see dunes, marshes, and wooded swamps along the way. The park is open from dawn to dusk.

Kiptopeke State Park

Explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, Kiptopeke is where visitors come to enjoy bird-watching fun. It offers a "unique migratory bird habitat along the Atlantic Flyway," and you never know what you might see. When you aren't watching for nature's feathery friends, enjoy swimming, boating, or fishing (the pier is open 24/7) fun. Anglers must have a valid Virginia or Maryland saltwater license.

On your way home, stop and enjoy some tangy barbecue at a nearby restaurant. You can sample ribs, burnt ends, and other tasty dishes. If you would like to become a resident of Columbus Station, please contact us. Our leasing team will show you everything our apartments in Virginia Beach, VA have to offer. 

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Mar 8