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First Landing State Park

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second trip staying here. We previously stayed 2 nights when Dave Matthews band was in town. There is so much to do here. You can hike, ride your bikes, find a launch and kayak or walk a few feet to a beach on the campground that over looks the bay. If you want to spend a night...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

First Landing State park has so much to offer! Beautiful beaches, incredible bike trails through forests that may look like they did in the 1600s. Wildlife, nature, history, beaches and fun all converge at First Landing State Park. You can see where Virginia began to take shape. An old lighthouse is open for you to navigate the steep steps and...

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Forest, Virginia
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Found this gem while looking for secret beaches in the VA Beach area. Hubby and I enjoyed so much we can't wait to return to take advantage of other amenities like camping, and paddle boarding!! A1 location!!

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Yes, that's all I can say, it's getting better than my last review of First Landing State Park. When walking on the beach after sunset, it is very difficult to find the boardwalks leading back to the park. These boardwalks should be marked with lights to mark them. My wife and I got lost last visit and on this visit...

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

We recommend that park visitors walking after dark bring flashlights. Even with some lights on the end of the boardwalk, it really isn't enough to navigate comfortably. We try to avoid excess lighting so our visitors can enjoy the natural world.

Rodanthe, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great people working at this park. Older cabin but very neat ,clean and roomy You may incounter some critters other than you there ,but no issues . Just bring your insect spray .Just a mosq.or two seem to get you once in awhile . We used air matress for one child ,didn't like top bunk bed .Bay parking is close...

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

I am glad you enjoyed your cabin stay at First Landing State Park. Thank you for sharing your experience with potential visitors - you gave some great tips. I hope you will be back soon.

Chesterfield, Virginia
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Made reservations six months in advance and was really looking forward to camping here. We arrived after the office closed to find our name on the wall assigned to Pink area. We drove around looking for a pink spot and immediately noticed the small roads. My husband was afraid we were going to get in an area and not going...

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

I am sorry that your experience at First Landing was not to your liking. It is important to select the right size site so that you have plenty of room. A pink site was probably not the right size for your camping equipment. If you like private campgrounds, you will likely be disappointed by First Landing any way. The campground...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We first visited this State Park several years and when we returned we found it basically the same - LOVELY. Our campsite in D Loop was secluded and allowed us to hear the surf at night. On Friday night there was military helicopters running maneuvers which served as entertainment while at the campfire. The bathrooms are dated, but always clean....

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

I am so happy you enjoyed your camping trip to First Landing State Park. Thank you for writing such a glowing review - it is great information for potential visitors, including the military maneuvers. I hope you will visit us again soon.

North Carolina
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We love camping at the Virginia State Parks and this one was another winner. It is the busiest of the parks because of its great beach. this isn't your normal beach camping where you're in bright sun and sand. Most of the campsites are quite private as there is dune or trees separating them from your neighbor. There are some...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We tried out our first tent camping experience here in October & fell in love. We reserved our basic (no water or electric) site (A17) online & were pretty happy with our choice. The only downside was that it backed up to the base gate so there was a lot of light, traffic & talking going on behind us through...

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Overall I agree with the positive reviews here. The biggest issue is the sites themselves. We booked at home in Michigan, reserving site C15. Somehow we missed that this was a narrow site intended for a 20' vehicle, and was too short for our 31' 5th wheel and tow truck- oops! So I called the office and fortunately we were...

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Additional Information about First Landing State Park

Address: Virginia Beach, VA
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach > Northeast Virginia Beach
Price Range: $92 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 230
Also Known As:
1st Landing State Park
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“Come and leave early or late from the north to beat the traffic in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles BobnRay, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We liked area G, as it is convenient to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles dfromano, 29 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Pay for a site with water/electric if you want to be close to the beach; or choose a basic tent-only site for shade and privacy.”
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  • Mallard ducks visited our campsite
 of 5 bubbles J0rdynnJ, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Making a reservation does NOT guarantee a specific site. When you arrive you have to pick the first empty one allotted to what you reserved (ex. electric and water)..some sites are more private where some are in the complete open. Its a little awkward then if you are tent camping.”
 of 5 bubbles Trakcus, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“Lock up your valuables. We were robbed.”
 of 5 bubbles thejourneycontinues, 14 Apr 2013 | Read review
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