With Spanish Moss And Water Views, First Landing State Park Is A Little Slice Of Coastal Paradise In Virginia

Spanish Moss doesn’t usually come to mind when considering Virginia’s landscape, yet there’s one state park in particular that boasts this unmistakable coastal feature. Surrounded by swamps, beaches, giant oaks, and saltwater, you might think you’ve been transported to South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Yet all this can be enjoyed right here in Virginia at First Landing State Park. Here’s more on how you might spend a day at this breathtaking Virginia state park.

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If the conditions are just right, you might even be lucky to spot a swamp rainbow! Learn more about this beautiful Virginia natural phenomenon.

Have you visited First Landing State Park recently? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience there! For more information, you can visit the official Virginia State Park website by clicking here.

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