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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Swimming

Located in Historic Yorktown, this 2-acre beachfront provides opportunities for boating, swimming, and fishing. It is also ADA accessible with a special Mobi-Mat that extends...

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
Tennis
Sports Venues & Complexes

Back Creek Park is York County's hub for tennis activities, including tournaments. You'll find six illuminated courts for those long three setters, a practice wall to...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Boating
Fishing
Parks, Trails & Waterways

Waller Mill is a beautiful park, close to everything and a community favorite. Overlooking a 360-acre lake, the park provides a variety of outdoor activities...

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
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...

Boating
Fishing
Wildlife Viewing

Brickyard Landing is a public boat ramp that provides citizen’s access to the Chickahominy River from the upper end of James City County. The park...

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