Seashore State Park

Type: Backcountry
Nature Trail
Length: 23.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Virginia Beach at First Landing State Park (formerly Seashore State Park)
States: Virginia
Counties:
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.

Description

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.

Additional Details

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 Documents

Website: First Landing State Park

Contact Information

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.

Trail management:
Department of Conservation and Parks
First Landing State Park
203 Governor St., Ste. 306
Richmond , VA 23219

 

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