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Carrollton Nike Park

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Great hike

A great hiking or biking trail. The trail is waterfront all the way. There are benches with a... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Oranutan1
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Hampton, Virginia
Relic from Cold War era now repurposed as a park

Fears of bombings from the USSR sparked the United States’ creation of a Nike surface-to-air... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
Nathan C
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Great Bridge, Virginia, United States
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Sep 27, 2017
“Multiple Purpose area”
Jun 22, 2016
“Very Nice Park”
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13036 Nike Park Rd, Carrollton, VA 23314-6100
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This large park has multiple uses. Some pavilions house Bridge game or elderly activities. There are covered picnic areas and of course a lot of Soccer fields.

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was there all week for a Cub Scout Summer Camp. This park was created at an old Nike Missile site; hence the name. The park is located outside the Town of Smithfield in Isle of Wight County's Carrollton area. It is a few miles...More

2  Thank pwNma
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Where is the history? Saw the flyer on this and looked interesting. Little did we know it was a community park. Flyers are misleading. Unless you are a community member and buying tickets for the fish fry, don't go.

Thank guvhuney
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

In late March God granted us with AMAZING seventy degree weather in beautiful Southeastern VIRGINIA! This beautiful park was the icing on our cake of a great adventure! My friend from North Carolina was thrilled to learn about the Nike Missile site and it's historical...More

1  Thank JANICE P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A great hiking or biking trail. The trail is waterfront all the way. There are benches with a water view along the way.

Thank Oranutan1
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Not much to see. We expected some historic plaqards but not much there. There should be a brochure with driving tour made available.

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love taking our children to the very beautiful Carrollton Nike Park! There are 3 options of playsets, 2 different swing areas, a skate park, baseball&soccer fields, fishing pier, hike/bike trails and a full bathroom area with drinking fountain. Easily the best in the area!!

Thank BrewDog19
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Fears of bombings from the USSR sparked the United States’ creation of a Nike surface-to-air missile system ready to protect the Hampton Roads area and the many military bases located there. The Carrollton Nike Missile Battery was operational by 1954 and was one of eight...More

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This sort of strange park is on land that was a former Nike Ajak control site. Some of the original buidlings for administration and housing, to include family housing, are still there. The park has several different playing fields for soccer, base/softball, and tennis. There...More

Thank GrandpaGene
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We love this park because it is very pretty and it is for families. This park has something to do for everyone of all ages.

Thank Monique P
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