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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

Hwy 704, Kiptopeke, VA
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.
Park fee $7/person
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View from shore of the concrete convoy.

Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke

It costs $7 per person to park. This state park also offers swimming, a picnic area and a campground.

[Karen, 09/01/2022]
Concrete Convoy of Kiptopeke

It's $7.00 to get in but well worth it. Clean bathrooms. Awesome view. Bring lunch. Camper hook ups and black water services

[QA Geek, 08/07/2022]

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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