Kiptopeke, Virginia: Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke

Nine wartime cargo ships, made of concrete because of metal shortages, now serve as a breakwater just off shore. They're battered and half-sunken, but still recognizable as ships.

Kiptopeke State Park

Address:
Hwy 704, Kiptopeke, VA
Directions:
Kiptopeke State Park. From US Hwy 13, about four miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, turn west onto Hwy 704 and drive to the end of the road. You'll see the ships offshore.
Admission:
Park fee $4
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Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke.

Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke

Great to kayak around the Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke.

[Sarah b, 01/29/2017]

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