Outdoor Activities in Williamsburg, Va.

Fish. Hike. Golf. Explore the Great Outdoors.

Get Out and Get Active

Venture outside to enjoy some fresh air and incredible scenery – it’s the perfect way to experience Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Run down Duke of Gloucester Street, ride your bike on the scenic Colonial Parkway, see York River State Park via horseback and hike miles of fabulous trails. On the water, kayak around Historic Jamestowne, take a boat tour or sailing excursion, or simply go fishing or swimming. Hit the greens on one of more than a dozen golf courses, see wildlife, or take an outdoor tour for action-packed adventures like ziplining or riding Segways

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
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...

Boating
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing

Public piers available for docking. Tie-up and step ashore for lunch or stay overnight. Shuttle connections to Williamsburg and Jamestown. Docking fee $. Riverwalk Landing...

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
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...

Amusement Parks & Centers
Tours
Outdoor Tours

Located just minutes from downtown Williamsburg in the historic Freedom Park, Go Ape is a unique and highly interactive treetop adventure. The course is made up...

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