Hiking

If you like to hike, you've got options in Williamsburg. Like College Landing Park, where trails run through the marshlands. A walk through the marshland is sure to yield some great views of nature. Hike eight of the 50 miles opened of the Virginia Capital Trail, which offers gorgeous views of the lands running between the Jamestown Settlement and the Chickahominy River Bridge. Or you can traverse the Colonial Parkway, a 23-mile road that boasts lush green forests, and runs through Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. 

Parks, Beaches & Trails
Canoeing & Kayaking
Hiking
Boating

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
Hiking
Biking

The Virginia Capital Trail is a dedicated, paved pedestrian and bicycle trail that connects the Commonwealth's past and present capitals of Jamestown and Richmond along...

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
Hiking
Biking

Adjacent to the Colonial Parkway and close to Williamsburg, this park offers a tranquil woodland setting and the pleasures of outdoor recreation. Park amenities include Mountain biking...

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

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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