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
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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Hiking

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...

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
Biking
Canoeing & Kayaking
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Wildlife Viewing

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...

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