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
Biking
Hiking

The Virginia Capital Trail is a dedicated, paved pedestrian and bicycle trail that connects the Commonwealth's past and present capitals of Jamestown and Richmond along...

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
Biking
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Hiking

Adjacent to the Colonial Parkway and close to Williamsburg, this park offers a tranquil woodland setting and the pleasures of outdoor recreation. Park amenities include Mountain biking...

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,...

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
Biking
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Hiking

Take a leisurely drive or bike ride along the scenic 23-mile Colonial Parkway that provides a physical and metaphorical link between Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. Scenic driving, interpretive...

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

Rich in history, this park preserves one of the first free black settlements in America (1803), the Revolutionary War Battle of Spencer’s Ordinary (1781) and a 17th...

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