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York River State Park

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Address: 5526 Riverview Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6731
Phone Number: 757-566-3036
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank aliciafurrow
Morristown, Tennessee
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The park is amazing considering it is self paced and walking on wooden planks through a beautiful untouched setting. According to what time of year that you go it can be a little warm so come prepared. Wear comfortable shoes. There is a lot of sight seeing and history in this area. You can make a day of touring the... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for a recent, scheduled event called Estuaries Day, which had a run and many activities foir children. This kept the kids engaged for hours. However, the fixed features ;ile interpretive trails, are always there and a real pleasure too.

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Thank m0nty56
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I walked for over one hour on their trail. The trail was very natural, yet well maintained. It was not suitable for people with walking disabilities. It has lots of ups, downs and turns. We loved it.

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Thank Nader H
Kaltenbrunn, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely park. The staff is friendly, the facilities well kept and the views over the river are beautiful. It's one of those things paces that once you go, you want to come back again and again to do something new.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is a little off the beaten path but worth it once you get there. The views are majestic. There is a gazebo overlooking the river that is a can't miss for lovers. We went back the next morning with a picnic basket to recapture the moment.

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Thank Brad B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We went to go fishing checked it out the evening before and was told it was great for fishing. Went the next morning to fish and didn't catch a thing and then was told bumpy the staff no ones been catching anything for weeks. It was pretty views just not hot for fishing.

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Thank Danielle W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a wonderful place to explore & take photos. If you like to walk, there is fossil beach which is a good hike through the woods but so worth it. You can canoe, ride horses, or just hike. There are playgrounds for the children & there is a small museum with artifacts & information. Being right on the York... More 

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Thank KimberGLee
West Point, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The park has a lovely setting on the beautiful York River. People enjoy the beaches and strolls through the marshlands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place! Short hike to a beach to search for shark teeth and shells. Playground, trails, and views. Parking was $3!

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