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Explore Hampton Va Parks

Outdoor Recreation Open House

grundland_creek Come experience the great outdoors at Grundland Creek Park (150 Grundland Drive, Hampton, VA) on Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This FREE event will feature canoes and kayaks, a rock climbing wall, and the Alpine Tower, an exciting ropes course. 

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

For more information, call 757- 850-5134.

Directions from Mercury Blvd: Turn north onto Fox Hill Road, turn left onto Beach Road, turn left onto Grundland Drive. The park is located at the end of this road. See map below

Grundland Creek Park was acquired by the City of Hampton form 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 for community meetings and the water, adjacent to the property, is ideal for water related activities, nature and environmental programs. Other programs offered include moonlight paddles, ecotours and Outdoor Adventure Camp. Goal oriented training and team building activities are available on a 50 foot Alpine Tower ropes course, visible from the water. Please call 850-5134 for information

 

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