Mecklenburg County’s First Beach Overflowed This Weekend Angering Many Local Residents


As thousands of families from all over the Charlotte region enjoyed Mecklenburg County’s First Beach this past weekend, local neighbors were less than enthusiastic.

Many now think the beach shouldn’t have opened until there was a better traffic plan, and more parking. The beach currently has space for 500 people but only about 130 parking spots.

Many people who want to go are being forced to park in local business’s parking lots and side streets and walk.

The beach also filled its capacity several times and had to turn visitors away.

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What do you think about our new beach?




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