RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will hold a virtual public meeting Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. to discuss updates to the First Landing State Park master plan. The meeting will be online, and participants will need to register to attend.
To register, visit: https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/masterplan.
DCR staff will provide an overview of the proposed phased development plan including:
- Renovations to 20 cabin interiors and exteriors
- Construction of a 6-bedroom lodge and four 3-bedroom cabins
- Replacement of and improvements to staff residences
- Upgrades to the 64th Street boat ramp, dock, parking area and site drainage
- Improvements to 205 campsites
- Expansion of the Trail Center parking area by 40 spaces
First Landing is one of the busiest Virginia State Parks, with roughly 1 million visitors annually. Located in Virginia Beach, the park serves as a respite for locals and as a popular vacation destination for visitors from across the mid-Atlantic and beyond.
Supporting the recreational needs of so many requires public input. As such, attendees will have the opportunity to give feedback during a portion of the meeting. DCR will also accept written feedback through May 8, 2021.
Written comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; faxed to 804-371-7899; or mailed to Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Attn: Bill Conkle, 600 E. Main St., 24th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219.
A master plan guides development for each Virginia State Park. To learn more about state park master plans, visit https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/recreational-planning/masterplans.