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
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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Outdoor Tours

Bay Country Kayaking offers narrated, guided tours in New Quarter Park and other area locations. Personalized tours can be arranged specific to your group! Learn...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Sports Venues & Complexes

Boasting 70 acres, the McReynolds Athletic Complex is York County's premier facility and hosts tournaments for an array of sports including baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, and...

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
Swimming
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing

Located in Historic Yorktown, this 2-acre public beachfront caters to family fun and is one of the only beaches in Hampton Roads to feature a...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Hiking

This beautiful, wooded 22-acre park preserves and interprets two of the 14 Civil War earthwork forts (redoubts) which made up the Confederate’s Williamsburg Line in the Battle...

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...

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