Outdoor Activities

From biking, fishing, hiking, trail riding, and everything in-between, let the area show off its true beauty for any activity, anytime of year.

Get Out and Get Active

Venture outside to enjoy some fresh air and incredible scenery – it’s the perfect way to experience Greater Williamsburg. 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. There isn't a shortage of outdoor activities for any traveler in the area.

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Boating
Fishing
Swimming

Enjoy this 140-acre outdoor facility on the banks of the beautiful Chickahominy River. Camping, fishing, boating, boat ramp and fishing pier. Rent canoes, kayaks and boats with...

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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Hiking
Biking

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...

Boating
Wildlife Viewing
Outdoor Tours

Let's go sail! As a unique event on vacation, let’s go sail to celebrate your freedom where freedom was won—Yorktown. Enjoy an ideal getaway with...

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Wildlife Viewing
Canoeing & Kayaking
Horseback Riding
Hiking
Biking

The park is known for its rare and delicate estuarine environment, where freshwater and saltwater meet to create a rich habitat for marine and plant...

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...

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