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Address: 2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-1415
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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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The best place to bike in VA Beach

We're local to the area and just love the bike trails. Many miles of great trails through the pine forest. Most trails are very well maintained.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We're local to the area and just love the bike trails. Many miles of great trails through the pine forest. Most trails are very well maintained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you know it as First Landing or Seashore state park this is a great place to visit. My wife and I visit many times a year for the hiking trails. This is a pet friendly location that allows you to walk in the forest and swamps. Well maintained and safe. If you are looking for a place to complete... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenic views wherever you look! Truly cannot pass up a chance to visit! Take a camera or make sure your phone is fully charged you will want many pictures!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can you imagine what it feels like to stand at the spot when the first English settlers landed on the shore of the US? You can if you visit First Landing at Fort Story. This is where the Jamestown settlers first landed, took a look around and then pushed farther on to find the best spot for a settlement -... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at First Landing State Park, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to First Landing State Park. Thank you for mentioning the First Landing marker and the historical perspective. One warning to folks who may read this - Fort Lee is an active military base so please make sure you bring picture ID so you can access the base and the historic point. The land... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical site--- and easy to reach by car from VA beach downtoan area. well worth a short visit, if you are into history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice Virginia state Park commemorating the first landing place of the settlers to the United States w deck connections to the lil Bayside Beach behind it w great view of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel going to the Eastern Shore of Va

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had hoped to check out the beach side of the park, but arrived late morning to find the beach side parking full. So, we changed our plan and hiked the beautifully maintained trails. Very nice educational center with clean air-conditioned restrooms. Plenty of places to stop and enjoy a picnic. TIP: go early for best parking and beach locations.

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Dobson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Didn't except to have so much fun at this park but it's fabulous. Great trails and views. Loved exploring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

great place to camp good prices has everything at the store on site you need no need to leave the Park unless you want. WE go almost every year. Friendly workers,Beach isen't as crowded, family oriented.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at First Landing State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for making First Landing and annual destination for your family. We appreciate that you shared how much you enjoy the park with potential visitors. I hope you are looking forward to your next trip. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This place was beautiful! The trails are very well marked. I talked to the ranger at the trailhead. I was pointed in the direction of a good hike for the amount of time I had to kill. For $4 is is worth a visit. There were a ton of people on the trails. It is a well used and maintained... More 

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