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York River State Park

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Address: 5526 Riverview Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6732
Phone Number: 757-566-3036
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great hiking

great hiking - very helpful rangers - a very pretty park - one of the big highlights of our trip to this area

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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English first
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247 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hiking - very helpful rangers - a very pretty park - one of the big highlights of our trip to this area

Thank joisey-joe
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74 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered the park area and asked the ranger about some good hikes. He recommended the Taskinas Trail. He said it had a lot of hills and was moderately difficult. So we went for the challenge. The trail was very well marked and had wonderful views from each overlook. The trail has a lot of leaves on the path this... More 

Thank Allison C
Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a beautiful day driving around the park and following the routes, stopping off at each point to take in the history. We had a very interesting talk by a ranger and my youngest child enjoyed doing the Junior ranger activities.

Thank Christina F
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48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park had some great views of the York River and a variety of trails that were not very accessible for wheelchair access. Overall we enjoyed our visit but wish we could have seen more of what the park offers.

Thank itravelus
Portsmouth, Virginia
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Have been visiting this park for over 15 years. Great bike trails and nice picnic areas. Canoe rentals available and suggested.

Thank Lucyathome
Cape May,NJ
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202 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Nice place for a stroll and picnic but not much else to do here. Kids started the I'm bored chant rather quickly here.

Thank bigkahuana
Cary, North Carolina
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit to the York River State Park. We rented kayaks and went through the marsh and then out to the river to explore along the banks. It is a beautiful area, very peaceful. After kayaking my husband put up his Eno while the boys and I did a hike that took about an hour up and... More 

Thank aMominCary
Midlothian, Virginia
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We love this park. We visit it every time we are in the area. Absolutely my best tailgating memories are of grilling steaks and beautiful river sunsets at this park.

Thank Mdearing39
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45 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

History buffs would truly enjoy this adventure. Early American history that the whole family can enjoy. Not the most elaborate, but informative.

Thank Jr/Robert H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Its a great place for tourist,,boats lined up,the lighthouse,,resturant on the river front was a beautiful one to spend an evening there.

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