Marshview Park Master Plan

Marshview Park is home to 100 acres of wooded property on Lake Rudee in the Oceanfront area. The site is generally located between the neighborhoods of Lands End Condominiums, Salt Marsh Point, Seatack, and Shadowlawn and is open daily from dawn to dusk. In 2020/21 we completed construction on Phase I of the Marshview Master Plan which included Dog Parks, Parking Lots, Asphalt Trails, Playgrounds and more. The property offers unique cultural, recreational and environmental benefits and experiences to the city and its residents.

Bike Trails at Marshview ParkNew Mountain Bike Trail System Coming to Marshview Park!

We've partnered with Eastern Virginia Mountain Biking Association (EVMA) to develop the first-ever formal mountain biking trail system in Virginia Beach at Marshview Park. 

Estimated to be completed in winter 2021, the project will enhance 4-5 miles of multi-use soft trails featuring varying lengths and skill levels along with trailhead maps, wayfinding signage, and mile markers to ensure safety for all visitors. 

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MarshviewPublic Input Update

Parks & Recreation presented an updated plan for the next phase of Marshview Park during an open house at Seatack Recreation Center on August 20, 2015. The ​plan is based on the Marshview Master Plan that was developed in 2012 and includes dog parks, paved trails, open field play area, p​layground, picnic shelters, parking areas and a restroom building site. The permanent restroom facility will be constructed as future funding allows. 

Master Plan

The Marshview Park Master Plan has been developed to outline potential uses and strategies for the site.

View the Preferred Master Plan Concept

Amenities Include: 

  • Multi-use trail and Virginia Ave. parking (completed 2015)


Phase I (completed 2021)
  • A network of ADA compliant asphalt trails
  • A multitude of soft multi-use trails
  • 3 small play areas
  • 3 small picnic shelters
  • Lavatory shelters
  • Bike racks
  • Large playground
  • 3 onsite parking lots
    • Marshview Dr
    • Indian Rd
    • Virginia Ave

Future Phase(s) (unfunded)

  • Bike recreation area (BMX or pump track)​     
  • Disc golf     
  • Preservation and Interpretation of historic site
  • Park office/restroom

Marshview Park Site Background and Status

Click the headings below for more information about each stage of the project. 

​Phase I park improvements​ completed and open to the public