Looking for the perfect spot to get outdoors and enjoy the picture perfect weather? Need a spot to meet up with friends and challenge them to a volleyball game? Or, want to escape by yourself for an incredible and invigorating workout routine? The Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach is an absolutely gorgeous spot that is perfect for any kind of outdoor recreation. Featuring multiple picnic areas in varying sizes, sports courts, playgrounds, and a skate park, this is definitely a must-see attraction. Each of the hotels near Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach offers an ideal location. So stay nearby and enjoy visiting the park day after day.
Mount Trashmore Park
What was once an unusable eyesore of Virginia Beach has now become one of the most popular spots in the city. 165 acres of what was landfill has now been formed in the gorgeous Mount Trashmore Park by layering and compacting the clean dirt and soil with layered solid waste. This man-made mountain now stands 60 feet high by 800 feet long and is home to two lakes, a water-wise garden, Kids’ Cove playground, and picnic areas.
Drop by the skate park, visited by professionals like Tony Hawk. You must have a skate pass and wear a helmet to play on the 24,000 square feet of course. There is a deep bowl, street course, and vert ramp to show off your skills on. It can be enjoyed by skateboarders, in-line skaters, and BMX bikers. Or, walk and run the trails. Located on each are outdoor fitness stations. They are designed for people in all stages of life and fitness including a wheel-chair accessible one. Instructions are clearly marked for you so you can try out a different station every time you exercise.
Mount Trashmore Park opens at 7:30 a.m. however the skate park does not open until 2:00 p.m. weekdays or 10:00 a.m. on weekends. During the summer months, from mid-June until Labor Day, the skate park opens at 10:00 a.m. Be sure to bring your driver’s license or photo identification when you leave your choice of hotels near Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach so you can check out sports equipment for free, such as badminton rackets, volleyballs, horseshoes, and frisbees.
Hotels Near Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach
Mount Trashmore Park is an outdoor world of fun, offering multiple options for recreation and exercise. Return to nature day after day when you stay at one of the hotels near Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach. A long stay is definitely possible and very comfortable at the Extended Stay America Virginia Beach- Independence Boulevard, where you can enjoy a spacious suite with a fully-equipped kitchen. Save money without sacrificing sanity at the Motel 6 Virginia Beach. Cool off with a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool at the Days Inn Virginia Beach Town Center. And enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the gorgeous Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Town Center Hotel. Whichever of the hotels near Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach you choose, expect warm hospitality in a fabulous location.