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First Landing State Park

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2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1415
+1 757-412-2300
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Nature enthusiasts will love this park with 2,700-acres of hiking trails, cypress swamps and nesting grounds for a variety of birds.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (44 reviews)
“camp store” (37 reviews)
“bald cypress” (32 reviews)
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2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1415
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+1 757-412-2300
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"hiking trails"
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"camp store"
in 37 reviews
"bald cypress"
in 32 reviews
"chesapeake bay"
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"spanish moss"
in 20 reviews
"great hiking"
in 13 reviews
"broad bay"
in 18 reviews
"boat launch"
in 11 reviews
"cape henry"
in 34 reviews
"visitor center"
in 23 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 11 reviews
"beach side"
in 11 reviews
"beach access"
in 10 reviews
"bike ride"
in 16 reviews
"fort story"
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"nice beach"
in 21 reviews
"get away"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First Landing is a great option for beach......once you pay the vehicle admission fee.....beaches are not crowded, and easy access from the parking lot. We visited for the historical site. The rangers were friendly and helpful. A small, but good exhibit explains the history of...More

Thank Allenflusa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great beach without the crazy oceanfront crowds. Does not have the “bay” feeling you might be used to - murky water, silty bottom. Since you’re right beside the ocean, it feels just like a regular beach but without the rough water and huge waves. I...More

Thank Bonnie G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went group camping here with my son's class of homeschoolers. I didn't have high expectations for the low cost ($18 for the 3 of us sharing a campsite with another family), but I was pleasantly surprised. The campground was clean as was the bathrooms...More

Thank angelavacay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the kind of small parking lot only holds so many cars, so that limits the number of folks on the beach.. A pretty walk on a boardwalk across the dunes to a wide open beach. Nice view of the CB bridge while there.... even saw...More

1  Thank christine L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a public beach for a few hours in Virginia Beach. We made a great choice by going to the beach at First Landing State Park. Staff was friendly, great access to the beach. If we make it back, we will definately...More

Thank Lisa I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this state park by accident. So glad we did. We biked from the boardwalk to the park and all through the park on various trails. There's a great lake at the end.

1  Thank SherryLynn1961
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been out in the park for biking hiking and now even a kayak outing just got to get outside and enjoy the time ,the trip, this park is it grab ur favorite stuff to do it outside the price is right for the regular people....More

Thank Donavon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We parked for $7, short walk to beach. Beach allows dogs. Hiking also in park in case other members of party don’t want to go to beach. No place to rent umbrellas or chairs nearby so bring them if you want them. Place to shower...More

1  Thank Lara Z
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Located on the north side of Va Beach, this is just a short drive to get to. There is a small nature center here with rangers to answer any questions but is primarily a place to go hiking. There were' half a dozen hiking trails...More

Thank rduinc
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Nice park with many sites that are quite private, and back off the park road. The staff here is very friendly and helpful.

Thank RickHall802
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bergoogal
June 20, 2018|
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Response from HuntingtownTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Make sure to book the site first by contacting the Park as recommended by other reviewer(s).
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Leonard C
June 15, 2018|
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Response from JIll R | Reviewed this property |
Yes each camp site has a grill
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Doug E
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Ge S | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere along the beach there bayside. Just off the camping grounds a lot of people catch
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