Children love the recreation Native American houses dotting the Cape Henry Trail. Between the picnic area and the trailhead, these structures let you experience first-hand what the dwelling places of the park's first denizens were like. Learn more from the accompanying park pamphlet.
A variety of guided Ranger walks and talks depart throughout the high season from the Chesapeake Bay Center. You'll gain insight into the wildlife and fascinating Native American history of the park. Children will be enthralled by engaging movies at the amphitheater on Wednesday nights, while wildlife walks are engaging and informative.
Family meals in nature are bliss. Barbecue at the picnic facilities located adjacent to the main trailhead and cycling trail. There are bathrooms and picnic tables in this sun-dappled spot, which makes for the perfect rest stop in between outdoor adventures.