Williamsburg is filled with a number of parks and outdoor recreation. Take some time to check them out while you are in town!
Chickahominy Riverfront Park:
This 140 acre park is located along the banks of the Chickahominy River and includes camping, fishing, and boating including motor boat rentals.
Operated by the National Park Service the Colonial Parkway is a scenic drive connecting Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown on a winding drive along the James and York rivers. A favorite for afternoon drives or bike rides, or stop off at one of the beaches for some sun and fishing.
New Quarter Park:
Located next to the Colonial Parkway this treasure offers a tranquil, wooded setting for mountain biking, hiking, fishing and picnicking. Rentals not available.
Waller Mill Park:
Located along the Waller Mill Reservoir this beautiful and convenient park features hiking trails, picnic areas and a number of boat rentals: canoes, kayaks pedal boats or row boats. A local favorite there are also a number of playground areas.
York River State Park:
Experience the environment of a coastal estuary. Known for its rate and delicate environment where fresh and saltwater meet to create a habitat rich in marine and plant life. Special features include moonlight canoe trips, and ghost night hikes. Rentals include bicycles, kayaks canoes and paddle boats.
On the York River at historic Yorktown this beachfront offers a relaxing day for all whether its fishing , relaxing in the sun or picnicking in the beach picnic area. Perfect for families in a peaceful no hassle setting, also adjacent to the dining and shops of Riverwalk Landing.