First Landing State Park

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

This historic park is Virginia's most visited state park. There is a beach within the park's borders where visitors can swim, launch boats, fish, or rent kayaks on Chesapeake Bay. Swim at your own risk as there are no lifeguards on duty. In addition to beach activities, park visitors can also enjoy hiking, camping, picnicking, cycling, and discovering the many plant and animal species. There is also an educational center where visitors can learn about the history of the park. English settlers first landed here in 1607.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
3°C
Clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

First Landing State Park is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

First Landing State Park

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
3°C
Clear

This historic park is Virginia's most visited state park. There is a beach within the park's borders where visitors can swim, launch boats, fish, or rent kayaks on Chesapeake Bay. Swim at your own risk as there are no lifeguards on duty. In addition to beach activities, park visitors can also enjoy hiking, camping, picnicking, cycling, and discovering the many plant and animal species. There is also an educational center where visitors can learn about the history of the park. English settlers first landed here in 1607.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

First Landing State Park is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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