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VIRGINIA

0 StM to 34 StM

 

Approximately 9.5 StM North of 0 StM ICW

The Docks at Downtown Hampton – Located approximately 2 StM off the ICW, The Docks at Downtown Hampton provide easy access to the business area of Hampton. Local dining, shopping, and a post office are available within easy walking distance of the marina. A Food Lion grocery is located 1.4 miles from the marina.

 

ICW Free Docks visited The Docks at Downtown Hampton on 09/21/2021 and used the docks for dinghy access only. It is ok to tie up a boat or dinghy for “a few hours” but need to call first to determine if space is available. Tina Ezell is the Dockhand and Danny Fitzgerald is the Dockmaster. This information was verified on 09/07/2022 with Tina.

 

Phone: 757-727-1276

Email: TheDocks@DowntownHampton.com

Coordinates: 37°01'26.8"N 76°20'29.0"W or 37.024100, -76.341379

Link to ICW Free Dock Map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/2/edit?mid=1JxZnWlIXs-hEpV86ALsvTWoz_s6E3tYK&ll=37.02363397130439%2C-76.34307796894467&z=16

Link to Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Sx1WMm2mWpzkQ7uD9

Visit: https://www.downtownhampton.com/the-docks

Or: https://www.downtownhampton.com/boating

Or: https://www.downtownhampton.com/

Images: https://www.instagram.com/p/CiPxhGxr0-d/

Updated: 09/07/2022

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.2 StM

Portsmouth, VA – North Landing – Located in the heart of Historic Portsmouth. Free dockage including free self-service pump out. 36-hour limit, no more than 3 days in 30-day period. Visitor’s Center is located at the dock. There are reports that the dock is a few inches under water at high tide. The ferry to Norfolk runs from adjacent dock. There is a 40’ vessel limit at both Portsmouth, VA Free Docks.

 

ICW Free Docks talked with Edie at the Visitors Center on 10/31/18. She stated that both the North Landing and High Street docks are open. There is some damage at the North Landing docks, but they can still accommodate 3-4 boats. The No Docking sign is there because of the damaged docks area but doesn’t pertain to the entire dock. It is recommended that anyone planning to stay at North Landing or High Street contact the Visitors Center for current information about the status of these docks.

 

Phone for recorded boater mooring rules and regulations in Portsmouth, VA: 757-393-8782

Phone: 757-393-5111 or 800-767-8782

Email: info@portsva.com

Link to map: https://goo.gl/maps/w3WY2ZZFFBm

Coordinates: 36°50'19.8"N 76°17'48.9"W or 36.838821, -76.296919

Visit: http://portsmouthboatclub.org/PDF%20files/PortsVA%20-%20Mooring_opt.pdf

Or: https://portsvacation.com/

Updated: 11/13/2021

 

.3 StM

Portsmouth, VA – High Street Landing – Located in the heart of Historic Portsmouth. Free dockage with 36-hour limit, no more than 3 days in 30-day period. You must check in at the kiosk across from High Street Landing. There is no electric, water, or pump out. There are reports that the dock is a few inches under water at high tide. ICW There is a 40’ vessel limit at both Portsmouth, VA Free Docks.

 

ICW Free Docks talked with Edie at the Visitors Center on 10/31/18. She stated that both the North Landing and High Street docks are open. There is some damage at the North Landing docks, but they can still accommodate 3-4 boats. The No Docking sign is there because of the damaged docks area but doesn’t pertain to the entire dock. It is recommended that anyone planning to stay at North Landing or High Street contact the Visitors Center for current information about the status of these docks.

Images: https://www.instagram.com/p/CVaRhFQL9LY/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

Phone for recorded boater mooring rules and regulations in Portsmouth, VA: 757-393-8782
Phone: 757-393-5111 or 800-767-8782

Email: info@portsva.com

Link to map: https://goo.gl/maps/4j7kmi5sDWP2

Coordinates: 36°50'08.2"N 76°17'47.4"W or 36.835679, -76.296523

Visit: http://portsmouthboatclub.org/PDF%20files/PortsVA%20-%20Mooring_opt.pdf

Or: https://portsvacation.com/

Updated: 11/13/2021

 

10.6 StM (Alternate Route)

Dismal Swamp Canal Elizabeth’s Docks at Deep Creek Lock – Free dock located just south of the lock and in the Deep Creek Lock Park. No electric available. Within walking distance of nearby small community grocery store, auto parts store, dollar store, and restaurant. The Lock Master Robert is legendary for his friendliness and hospitality.

Phone: 757-382-6411

Email: ContactPRT@cityofchesapeake.net

Link to map: https://goo.gl/maps/Bg18inJvMWF2

Coordinates: 36°44'44.5"N 76°20'28.6"W or 36.745663, -76.341335

Visit: http://www.visitchesapeake.com/listings/index.cfm?action=display&listingID=160

Or: http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks/deepcreeklockpark.htm

 

11.2 StM (Alternate Route)

Deep Creek Bulkhead – 75’ free dock located just south of Old Mill Road/George Washington Highway (US-17) Deep Creek (drawbridge) Bridge. Auto parts store, restaurants, bank, grocery store and drug store within easy walking distance.

Phone:

Email:

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/JkzeQ8s842R2

Coordinates: 36°44'25.9"N 76°20'41.6"W or 36.74054, -76.3449

Visit:

 

11.9 & 12.0 StM

Great Bridge Battlefield Park, VA -24 hour free dockage strictly enforced. However, some boaters report longer stays with permission of park ranger. Dock 1, approximately 200’ in length, is located to the northwest of the Great Bridge Bridge and is within a few hundred yards of shopping and restaurants as well as a full-size grocery store. Dock 2, also approximately 200’ in length, which is newly completed will hold 5 -6 boats and is located just to the southeast of the Great Bridge Bridge.

Phone: 757-382-2489

Email: CustomerContactCenter@cityofchesapeake.net

Link to Map Dock 1: https://goo.gl/maps/2RYpc5UPTix

Coordinates Dock 1: 36°43'16.5"N+76°14'29.4"W or 36.721236, -76.241487

Link to Map Dock 2: https://goo.gl/maps/6aHacVPB7Sv

Coordinates Dock 2: 36°43'14.5"N 76°14'15.9"W or 36.7207045,-76.2377607

Visit: https://www.visitchesapeake.com/tourism-industry/visitor-center/

Or: http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/Visitors.htm

Or: https://gbbattlefield.org/

 

18.5 StM (Alternate Route)

Dismal Swamp Canal Douglas Road Landing, VA – 100’ free dock. There is a restroom, but also reports of it being often closed for lack of water. Caution should be exercised setting fender due to large bolts that protrude out from the pilings. Closed road adjacent to the dock provides miles of easy bike riding and walking. 

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Email:

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/cKn9gEaBRUD2

Coordinates: 36°38'15.6"N 76°22'22.9"W or 36.63767, -76.37304

Visit: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Great_Dismal_Swamp/visit/directions.html

Or: http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/city-departments/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks.htm

 

21.5 StM (Alternate Route)

Dismal Swamp Canal Lake Drummond Feeder, VA – Small dock approximately 15’ in length with 5-1/2’ depth adjacent to the canal from Lake Drummond, which is assessable by dinghy from this dock. Maintained by US Army Corp of Engineers.

Phone: General information Corp of Engineers Norfolk District 757-201-7500

Phone: USCG Norfolk District 757-201-7642

Email:

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/1uN7S3QzL172

Coordinates: 36°35'33.5"N 76°23'04.3"W or 36.59265, -76.38452

Visit: http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/AIWW/