Chesapeake Bay Center

First Landing State Park
2500 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Virginia Beach City
Phone: (757) 412-2316
First Landing State Park: (757) 412-2300
Trail Center: (757) 412-2331
Fax: (757) 412-2315

This environmentally focused, interactive visitor information center at First Landing State Park is a nature based eco-tourism information center for Virginia Beach and a Chesapeake Bay Gateways Regional Information Center. It showcases a historical exhibition of the first landing of settlers in 1607, three aquariums, environmental exhibits, classroom space, a wet lab and a touch tank developed by the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. You'll also find a visitor information, a Bay store for gifts and camping supplies, a gazebo and an amphitheatre.

The park opens daily from 7 a.m. until dusk. It's closed on Christmas and New Years Day. The park's Trail Center is open April 1 through Nov. 30.

Last Updated: 12/21/2011 1:57 PM
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