Outdoor Activities in Williamsburg, Va.

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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
Boating
Canoeing & Kayaking

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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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