Kayaking and Canoeing in Hampton

Hampton Parks and Recreation offers guided paddling tours of Hampton's waterways, providing everything you may need for a safe and very enjoyable trip. If you have your own kayak or canoe and are just wondering where to begin, here are a few Hampton water trails offering spectacular flora and fauna.

Back River-Depart from the dock at Gosnold's Hope Park and follow the Back River

Long Creek-Begin at the entrance of Grandview Nature Preserve and paddle to a northern tip of the preserve to a sandy island, known as Factory Point. This is a good place to rest before you paddle back.

New Market- Depart from the floating dock at Air Power Park and continue along New Market Creek toward the Hampton Coliseum. Only by appointment.

Hampton River- Depart Sunset Creek Boat Ramp and enjoy views along the Hampton River