Parks

 

Indiantown Park

The Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department operates Indiantown Park, located east of Eastville on Rt. T631, Indiantown Road. Indiantown Park is the only public park in Northampton County; this 52 acre park is equipped with picnic shelters, lighted softball field, playground, a 36 hole disc golf course, soccer field and a recreation center.

Northampton County Parks and Rec. offers a variety of programs for all ages. Programs that are offered are summer camp, youth basketball, coed volleyball, adult softball, coed softball, adult basketball, disc golf, teen dances and much more. Indiantown Park is frequently used by the community for family picnics, family reunions, church functions and weddings.

Each of the Parks and Rec. activities continue to grow every year. These family oriented activities bring our small community closer together in the spirit of fun and sportsmanship. With continued support we plan to grow and provide more activities for all of the Northampton County community.


 

Town Parks



Cape Charles Central Park    
Cheriton Playground
Eastville Town Park
Exmore Town Park
Randy Custis Memorial Park, Nassawadox

 


Eastville Town Park

Eastville Town Park

Park in Eastville
Photos by Jean E. Flynn

Eastville has a large, well-maintained park-like lot in the center of town. A picnic spot is located next to the county “time capsule” monument, and the property has been the site of community events and fund raisers. 

Time Capsule in Eastville Town Park



The Time Capsule in Eastville Town Park with the inscription:
​"Eastville Court Records Time Capsule Commemorating 365 years Oldest
Continuous Courts Records in the United States. Dedicated September 20, 1997. To Be Opened Every 25 Years." 

This capsule will be opened in 2022. 




Gazebo and hydrangeas
The picturesque gazebo offers cool shade to take in the beauty of the park. 



 

Little Free Library in EastvilleEastville Town Park has a Little Free Library. Take a book/ Share a book. Sit in the park and read a book!


For more information on the Little Free Library Project, please visit our Free Education page. 

 


Exmore Town Park

The Exmore Town Park is an ideal spot for weekend gatherings and family events; birthday parties, family reunions, corporate picnics and fundraisers. 

Swinging at the park

The park has a children’s playground, picnic tables and benches, grills, shade trees and free hi-speed internet. 

The park also offers a stage and enclosed building for inclement weather. Bathrooms are also available.  
In addition, the Town of Exmore holds special events in the park throughout the year for the entire community most of them FREE such as Exmore Town Social, Juneteenth Festival, Gospel Extravaganza, Shakespeare in the Park, Artisans Festival and Music & Soul Food Festival. This year the park will be hosting CBES Between the Waters Bike Tour. 

 

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Exmore Town Park facilities includes a band shelter, enclosed building  and bathrooms. All Photos Courtesy of Town of Exmore.

Playground  grill and picnic area
Playground                                                            Grill and picnic area

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Band Shelter                                                       Free Shakespeare in the Park 

 

 


 

Cape Charles Central Park

CC Central Park
Cape Charles Central Park features a fountain, large field, walking paths, kids play area and a gazebo (in background). Photo credit; Terry Flynn

Central Park is conveniently located in the center of historic downtown Cape Charles. In 2010, Central Park was redesigned with a large pergola, gazebo, benches, and a beautiful fountain. New landscaping was added to create the warm, welcoming open space you see today.

CC Gazebo  Pergola
Crape myrtles and jasmine frame the pergola around the gazebo.

Cape Kids Playground

Cape Kids Play Area

There is a quarter-mile walking path surrounding the large open field. Central Park is host to many annual events such as Crabby Blues Festival (May), Labor Day Neighborhood Picnic (September), and Grand Illumination (November).
Source: http://www.capecharlesvirginiascape.com/about/

Free live music in the parkIn the summertime, 
Harbor for the Arts
offers free live music in the park on Saturdays at 7 PM. Check out our Live Music Calendar for bands. 

Photo Credit: William Dyas

 


Cheriton Playground:

The children's play area in Cheriton features a combination swing set with a baby swing, an ADA swing intended for children with disabilities and two other swings. The park also has a fun play system with a 3 slides and jungle gym.  

 Cheriton Station playground
Photo credit: Jean E. Flynn

Swingset at Cheriton Station
Photo courtesy Cheriton Facebook page

Check the Calendar of Events for upcoming events in the parks.

Exmore: 

Exmore Town Social
Juneteenth Festival 
Free Shakespeare in the Park

Cape Charles Central Park: 

Harbor for the Arts Free Live Music
1st Annual ESVA Uke Fest
Crabby Blues Festival

Cheriton

Cheriton Family Fun Day
Cheriton Local Market held every 3rd Saturday of the Month until September 21