Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Length: 23.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: In Virginia Beach at First Landing State Park (formerly Seashore State Park)
Latitude: 36.91813 Longitude: -76.05311
From I-64, take Northampton Blvd.-U.S. 13 North (Exit 282). Go through eight lights, then turn right at the Shore Drive/U.S. 60 exit (last exit before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel). Take a right on Shore Drive and go four and a half miles to the park entrance.
With the exception of the Chesapeake Bay beach, the trail system traverses most all of the habitats found in First Landing State Park: cypress swamp, salt marsh, maritime forest, freshwater wetlands, dunes, and bay shoreline. A single First Landing trail allows bicycles, the Cape Henry Trail, which runs right through the park and is 5.9 miles long.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1977
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: First Landing State Park
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Department of Conservation and Parks
First Landing State Park
203 Governor St., Ste. 306
Richmond , VA 23219
PhotosNo additional photos are available.
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