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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 spot to spend a few hours

I love going to this park...especially in the fall. Its great for a short visit to do just a little hiking. They have boating in the summer but I haven't done that yet

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I love going to this park...especially in the fall. Its great for a short visit to do just a little hiking. They have boating in the summer but I haven't done that yet

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We met family members here (from out of state) and all had a nice time walking the boardwalks and playing near the water.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Beautiful park located on the York River. Biking, hiking and equestrian trails and the quiet beauty of Fossil Beach!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great state park for hiking, boating, fishing, and a picnic. Well set up with helpful rangers, stops along the hikes, and clean, covered shelter. Just $3-4 weekdays/weekends and pretty close to Williamsburg. Thanks for noting if this was helpful. Hope so.

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Newport News, Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We go as a family a couple of times a year and rent kayaks. The prices are very reasonable. You get to takes self guided tour of the marshes all the way out to the river. Neatto watch all of the birds and see the fish jumping out of the water. You can even get close enough to some navigation... More 

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Toms River
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Rented a canoe and paddled the York river for a couple hours.had a great time. WE explored a couple tributaries off he river. Saw a lot of birds! Bring big repellent- the good stuff LOL

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Akron, Ohio
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very beautiful park and nice to drive through and stop in different places. I would highly recommend that anyone going that direction stop buy or drive through

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Barboursville, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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 17 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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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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