Public and Private Beaches at Fort Monroe
There are miles of pristine beaches at Fort Monroe. Surrounded by water on all sides, the Fort Monroe beaches are some of the best places in Hampton Roads to enjoy beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. With approximately 89 species of birds, 9 species of trees and 249 species of flora, the nature lover will feel right at home.
This public beach is the perfect place for swimming, sunning, and relaxing, open sunrise to sunset. Lifeguards provided by the City of Hampton are on duty between Memorial Day and Labor Day 7 days a week between the hours of 10am and 6pm. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 15 through September 15.
Former Officers Club
The Paradise Ocean Club has closed. Regional Officials with the National Park Service are in the process of reviewing proposals. The review process requires care and focus. The National Park Service expects to have a new partner to operate the former Officers Club by the beginning of the Summer of 2023.
Formerly referred to as Dog Beach, is closed to the public.