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York River State Park

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Address: 5526 Riverview Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6731
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York River State Park is a very serene setting whether you just enjoy the views of the trails and beaches or delight in jogging or walking along the paths provided. Several very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

York River State Park is a very serene setting whether you just enjoy the views of the trails and beaches or delight in jogging or walking along the paths provided. Several very good casual dining places nearby, along with some quaint shops.

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Charlottesville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hiking trails for groups or just walking the dog. Excellent views of the York River and the nature surrounding it. Guided tours are excellent and explore the Fallen Tree that is about 200 years old.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stories told by the rangers. Very historical, romantic and well documented. Lots to see and a bit of a hike but not in elevation so all doable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This offers hiking, horse trails, canoeing and fresh water lake fishing in a well kept pastoral setting with stunning views of the York River.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We love to explore and hike a bit. There were many trails to choose and they were well posted. We walked along Fossil Beach and along the cute foot bridge. We want to come back and spend more time as there is a lot to see.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

There was a wine festival going on and there were rides on Schooner Ships. These ships were ships that sailed in the 1700's approx.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is a great choice for a day in nature around Williamsburg, VA. The park is located about 20 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and sits on the York River. The park offers water rentals and even has a stocked pond for fishing. I grew up on the horse trails that allowed for great day rides and conditioning. The park is... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

nice park off the beaten path never crowed excellent walking area and bike riding area good place for picnic with the family

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The nature trail was relaxing and enjoyable. Always fun to reconnect with nature and take in the sights and smells.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

This is actually one of the better state parks I have ever been to they have some really nice biking and hiking trails along with horseback riding trails. to get in, per car is only three dollars which is awesome and they even have a small visitor center which is nice to check out some of the things from Wayback... More 

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