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
Wildlife Viewing
Canoeing & Kayaking
Horseback Riding
Hiking
Biking

Experience the environment of a coastal estuary. This park is known for its rare and delicate environment, where freshwater and saltwater meet to create a habitat rich...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Tennis

Quarterpath Park is located at 202 Quarterpath Road, off Route 60 East. This 23-acre park provides a wide variety of both active and passive recreation....

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Swimming
Hiking

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
Fishing
Hiking
Boating

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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Hiking
Boating

Powhatan Creek Park is part of the Chesapeake Gateways Network and provides access to the James River at Jamestown Island, including scenic views of Historic...

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...

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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Boating
Biking

James City County Marina is your destination for bike, kayak, canoe and standup paddleboard rentals. Bike or paddle areas where America's founders once traveled; from...

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