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York River State Park

5526 Riverview Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6732
757-566-3036
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Ranked #20 of 52 Attractions in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Prescott, Arizona, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We made it around town on the Segway and I believe that is the only way to travel. What a lot of fun. Of course we tried the Segway back home first to make sure we could ride and control them. Just a grand way to tour a town.

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El Paso, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a great way to welcome autumn to the area, with a touch of yellow to the marsh grasses and a sprinkle of red on the forested maples. I think this state park is a good place to visit, rating it as good= between Ok and very good. Though from the parking area this park appears small, there are miles... More

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Lorton, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Once there for any time other than early in the morning or your very lucky many of the free parking spaces are gone on the weekend. However, there is a lot of free parking around the area. My recommendation is park on the shuttle route and to take the free shuttle to where you want to visit.

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vancouver
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

love the views of the par,k parking and access was grea,t nice drive to reach the park very peaceful and relaxing

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Beautiful location, trees, river, pond, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing - it has it all on the shores of the York River about 10 miles east of Norge (Williamsburg, VA).

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This State Park offers so much. We did the sunset canoe. We had a great tour guide, Brad. He guided us through the York River with stories & history. It was so so pleasant. There was a group of Girl Scouts on our tour who were getting their "canoe" badge. It was so pleasant & easy. We had gone there... More

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Dunkirk, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went to a wedding at the Amphitheater and it was beautiful, just as the bride was. The platform was situated right on the river and it was surrounded by pine trees and forest. Very beautiful Park

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Philadelphia, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to the park for a wedding and loved it! The views are stunning! It is clean and well maintained. There is a $4 parking fee, but they gave us a gift card for a free Subway sandwich.

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Carrollton, Texas
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174 reviews 174 reviews
70 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Staying in the area at a nearby RV park we decided to explore and took our small dog and a picnic to the park. We used the honor system to pay the $3.00 parking fee which is a small price to pay for such a nice park. We found a path down to the river which was a bit overgrown... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lunch at River Walk was great…more on that later…The walk was enjoyable, how could it be otherwise with My Diane in hand? Cornwallis Cave? Now that was disappointing; poorly marked (we walked right by it the first time); public safety I understand, but not great explanation of the history (or anything else detailed) was annoying; disappointed in part, beaut area... More

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