5 Outdoor Activities in Norfolk

Yoga at sunset. Walking trails with water views. Kayaking on the Chesapeake Bay. Norfolk offers a variety of outdoor activities that are good for your health and a great time. The following are sure to stimulate both your body and mind:

Bhav Brigade Pop-Up Yoga
Bhav Brigade is a donation-based pop-up yoga platform that brings affordable yoga to the Hampton Roads community. Yoga classes takes place in landmark locations across the area, such as The Plot in the Neon District, the Pagoda and Ocean View Beach Park. They even offered a special class this summer on the deck of the USS Wisconsin! Check out their schedule here, and pop in for an unforgettable yoga experience.

Elizabeth River Trail
Put on your walking shoes and hop on your bike and follow the Elizabeth River Trail for a tour de Norfolk! Situated on the scenic Elizabeth River, Norfolk offers an incredible 10.5-mile trail that is a one-of-a-kind experience. Delve into the hidden beauty that Norfolk offers, including historical sights and your very own discoveries.

Cannonball Trail
This self-guided tour marks 400 years of Norfolk and American history. The Cannonball trail winds along the shoreline of the Elizabeth River and through the districts of downtown Norfolk. Pay attention to the historic sites noted on this tour for bonus history lessons on this walking trail adventure!

Nauticus Kayak Rentals
Kayak on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront along the Elizabeth River among beautiful sailboats and the Battleship Wisconsin! Nauticus’ guided kayak tours run from morning till sunset, with a sunset tour that lets you kayak through the setting sun’s golden hues.

Great White Water Sports
Kayak rentals, stand-up paddleboards, HydroBikes and more. Ocean View’s Great White Water Sports offers all of the water activity rentals you can imagine. What a way to spend the day on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay!