Parks, Beaches & Trails

After you've explored Williamsburg's history attractions, check out its scenic beauty on hiking trails, in parks and along the Yorktown waterfront.

Scenic rides. Historic paths. Family fun.

With trails and parks in the Williamsburg area taking you along the James and York rivers, or through the woods, you won’t want to miss out on amazing hiking and biking experiences. New Quarter Park offers mountain biking and hiking along the York River, while the Greensprings Greenway Interpretive Trail takes you back into the woods of Williamsburg.

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Canoeing & Kayaking
Hiking

Right down the road from the College of William & Mary, this scenic park provides a lookout tower and marsh walkway through College Creek. Enjoy the walkway,...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Boating
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Hiking

Ready for a quiet day on the water? This scenic park overlooks a 996-acre reservoir that’s a fisherman’s paradise. Perfect for outdoor family time in the Williamsburg...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Biking
Hiking

Trail closed July 24 – September 8, Monday - Saturday to resurface and improve 3.3 miles of the Virginia Capital Trail.  

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Historic Attractions
Museums
Parks, Beaches & Trails

Don't miss Historic Jamestowne's two new exhibits, "Holy Ground" and "Influence and Industry: The Tobacco Pipes of Robert Cotton". On display now in our archaeological museum.

Walk...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing

This reservoir, provided and operated jointly by Newport News, James City County, and the Division of Game and Inland Fisheries, is open to the general...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Boating
Fishing
Swimming

Enjoy this 140-acre outdoor facility on the banks of the beautiful Chickahominy River. Camping, fishing, boating, boat ramp and fishing pier. Rent canoes, kayaks and boats with...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Hiking
Swimming

The 91-acre park features large shelters, perfect for family reunions, company picnics and outdoor events. The park is home to a 25m swimming pool and toddler pool,...

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