Kiptopeke State Park

Cape Charles, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

Photo by: Dylan Neild

This 562-acre park is located on the eastern shore of Virginia with access to Chesapeake Bay. There is no shortage of activities at this park, including swimming at the north and south beaches. There are no lifeguards on duty at the beach. Pets are permitted only on south beach as are fishing and boating. Visitors to the park can also enjoy fishing, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, boating, and hiking.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
25°C
Fog
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Kiptopeke State Park is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Kiptopeke State Park

Cape Charles, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
25°C
Fog
Photo by: Dylan Neild

This 562-acre park is located on the eastern shore of Virginia with access to Chesapeake Bay. There is no shortage of activities at this park, including swimming at the north and south beaches. There are no lifeguards on duty at the beach. Pets are permitted only on south beach as are fishing and boating. Visitors to the park can also enjoy fishing, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, boating, and hiking.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Kiptopeke State Park is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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