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First Landing State Park

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Address: 2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1415
Phone Number: 757 412 2300
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Nature enthusiasts will love this park with 2,700-acres of hiking trails,...

Nature enthusiasts will love this park with 2,700-acres of hiking trails, cypress swamps and nesting grounds for a variety of birds.

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Great Bike Ride

We love to visit here each month. We enjoy a bike ride around the area. It's great for spending all day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love to visit here each month. We enjoy a bike ride around the area. It's great for spending all day.

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Thank NJ1007
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in Virginia Beach, if you are looking for a great place to hike this is it. There are a lot of well marked trails, most are walking only but a couple are multiple use and will have cyclists on them. The scenery is diverse depending on the trail you take. Their is a Native American burial site... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't visit VA Beach without taking a walk at First Landing. Always a moment of peaceful reverie. Great views of the Bay.

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Thank patty g
Moneta, Virginia
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54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband's company holds their office summer party at First Landing. It is always busy but their amenities offer our large group enough room to eat, visit and enjoy the beach.

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Thank Cori F
Jefferson City, Missouri
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in VB in November, we knew it was the slow season and I have to say its pretty nice to have the beach to yourself. Sure, your not getting in the water but it was very relaxing and peaceful, and most importantly, we found lots of shells.

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Thank TwoforDinner
Virginia Beach
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I live near the park and am totally biased, but there is so much to love about this park. Great trails to walk or run- with or with out my dogs. The Narrows offers great kayaking and paddle boarding. Lots of wildlife to see & the visitors center has very helpful and informative staff. Across Shore Drive is the... More 

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Thank Ann C
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great park for hiking, biking, or relaxing on the beach. This park is pretty close to all the other tourist attractions by the main boardwalk. You can enter it in 3 different ways. The entrance closest to the boardwalk is on the 64th street. You can park your car before the park gate (on the street) and actually enter... More 

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Thank Likinghiking
Stewartsville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to First Landing to get outside and enjoy the nice weather while visiting for New Year's. We found well marked trails, interesting interpretive center and knowledgeable staff. After about 3 miles or do it began to rain so we cut our trip short. Can't wait to get back to finish some of the trails.

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Thank KilgoreTrout908
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented one of the pavilions for a Thanksgiving feast. The facilities, grounds, playground equipment, and parking was terrific. Unfortunately, though we did pay money for electricity (lighting) and site usage, they did not unlock the light switch box and we were sitting in the dark come 6:00. Great location. Poor customer service.

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Thank JNetteDC
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Def one of the best beaches in VA Beach. Not crowded, dog friendly, lots to do in the park. Def a locals place.

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