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. There is something for everyone at Fort Monroe. With approximately 89 species of birds, 9 species of trees and 249 species of flora, the nature lover will feel right at home.
The public beach, Outlook 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. They are on duty 7 days a week between the hours of 10am until 6pm. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May 15 through September 15.
The Paradise Ocean Club, located at 490 Fenwick Road has a private beach where guests can enjoy use of the club’s chairs and umbrellas as well as order food and drinks from the snack bar or restaurant. Memberships are available.
North Beach, often referred to as Dog Beach, is closed to the public.