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First Landing State Park - Virginia Beach, VA
First Landing State Park
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First Landing State Park is located near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay close to the spot where Captain John Smith landed in 1607 on his way to establishing the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. With beaches along the Bay, First Landing is Virginia's most popular state park, attracting over a million visitors each year. Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, the park now preserves and interprets a unique part of the Chesapeake.
Hours: Park is open year-round with primary season from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Fees: Daily Parking - $4 weekdays $5 weekends.
For more information about First Landing State Park call (757) 412-2300 or visit the following website: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/parks/1stland.htm.

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