“Virginia Beach plans to clear trees at a trailhead near the corner of Mystic Cove and Marlin Bay drives to make room for a 16-space parking lot, walkways and kayak launch.”

Recent press about the proposed parking lot in Pleasure House Point Natural Area.

View article, photos and comment at Pilotonline.com:

City officials told residents about the plan May 4 at the Ocean Park Civic League meeting. Ocean Park borders Pleasure House Point.

Some residents think it’s hypocritical of the city to buy the land for conservation and then destroy part of it.

Video at 13NewNow.com:

Right now plans include a kayak launch, a pedestrian bridge, more trails, and of course the parking lot. Past drawings of the site included bathrooms and lights, but right now the city says the money just isn’t there. Julie Braley with Parks and Recreation says there are some misconceptions with the project.

Learn more at SDCC.info/pleasure-house-point about Stakeholder Meetings, links to adopted Management Plan and more.

This website is also a public record including documentation, news and more about Pleasure House Point since 2003.

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