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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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We visited the State Park. The tour is great and the restaurant is outstanding. There is also a beach area on the York River. If you come by boat you can dock in the main part... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Barboursville, West Virginia
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Barboursville, West Virginia
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the State Park. The tour is great and the restaurant is outstanding. There is also a beach area on the York River. If you come by boat you can dock in the main part of the park.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Affordable and Awesome! Just go, people - see some nature, it won't disappoint you. We took a canoe ride around the estuary for 1.5 hours and saw otters, a blue heron, crabs, fish, bugs -- like a seen out of a Steve Jenkins book! On the way back, our son played on a nifty playground with a very clean bathroom... More 

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easton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Quiet space of beauty. Well marked with information about wildlife and the environment. Unhurried place can accomdate all levels of physical ability.

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Kent, Ohio USA.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had a lovely visit on a beautiful summer day. We rented a canoe for 4 hours for $15, which was a great deal. We paddled out of the river into the Chesapeake, and along the coast to Fossil Beach, where we had a picnic lunch, and collected some fossils. There is a $4 parking fee to visit the park,... More 

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Danville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My daughter spent 3 weeks at York River State Park with the Youth Conservation Corps. She was our tour guide. This is a great little park with hiking trails and horseback riding trails. I hate that we weren't able to stay longer, but a storm was coming in. We were able to see the shelters with new fencing and views... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Where else can you find fossils laying on the shore like Mary Anning in the book; rent a kayak or canoe for a hour to view ospreys up close and see fiddler crabs run, and hike along a creek, march, or forest. Wonderful place with knowledgeable staff. Just 15 minutes away from Great Wolf Lodge. Easily accessible from HWY 199... More 

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Norfolk, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nice little state park above Williamsburg nice bike and walking trails small fee to get in you can also rent kayaks and go on the York river very nice trip never been a lot of people you can really relax n enjoy the day.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great view of the river. Good picnic spot. Enjoyable trails for those who are not "hikers". Not too busy.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My wife and I visited here. The park is nice, the fishing pier is beautiful and the boat landing is nice. The problem is the the location of the fishing pier. At low tide the water is only 2 feet deep, and at high tide only about 3.5 feet deep. Pretty, but useless for fishing.

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Oil City, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A very small park that is right by the river. So a great place to picnic and watch the river go by, very peaceful.

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Address: 5526 Riverview Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6732
Phone Number: 757-566-3036
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg

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