First Landing State Park

See a Native Virginian yeehawkin replica here. Cabin at First Landing State Park. First Landing is pet-friendly. First Landing is where the English landed in 1607.
See a Native Virginian yeehawkin replica here.
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First Landing State Park
2500 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Virginia Beach City
Park office: (757) 412-2300
Reservation Center: (800) 933-7275
Park email firstlanding@dcr.virginia.gov
Reservation Center email resvs@dcr.virginia.gov
Park website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/first-landing.shtml
Va. State Parks website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/index.shtml

On April 26, 1607, 100 English settlers landed here and established the first elective government in English America before pushing up the James River to establish Jamestown. The park offers a chance to explore a unique habitat featuring lagoons, large cypress trees and rare plants. More than 19 miles of hiking trails wind through the natural area. Climate-controlled cabins, campsites, picnic areas, boat ramps and miles of various trails also are available. Its Chesapeake Bay Center has aquariums and a wet lab operated by the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, educational displays, historic exhibits, a camp store, an amphitheater and a Gateways Program regional welcome center. It’s off U.S. 60 at Cape Henry.


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Admission Fee: Entrance fee

Last Updated: 11/4/2013 3:11 PM
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