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

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...

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...

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...

Tours
Horseback Riding

Lakewood Trails offers guided horseback trail rides. Enjoy a relaxing ride through the woods and around our private lake. Great outdoor family activity. No experience...

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
Canoeing & Kayaking
Fishing
Swimming

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
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...

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