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York River State Park

5526 Riverview Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6731
+1 757-566-3036
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Hiker's Paradise

We were looking for a place to hike before we went shopping at the outlet mall in Williamsburg and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
fabulous wedding!

My daughter had her wedding reception at the Freight Shed in Yorktown. It was beautiful with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average7%
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“fossil beach” (30 reviews)
“great trails” (7 reviews)
5526 Riverview Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-6731
+1 757-566-3036
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking for a place to hike before we went shopping at the outlet mall in Williamsburg and we accidentally found this gem just about 10 minutes from the mall. We paid $4.00 for parking fee and we had several trails to choose from,...More

Thank Junespain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had her wedding reception at the Freight Shed in Yorktown. It was beautiful with the tall ship on the York River! The landscaping was gorgeous all around. It is such a well-kept area with a beautiful beach. I just loved the whole day!!!...More

Thank dobremom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fell in love with this area. Just gorgeous. I could spend each and every day there. Scenery is stunning and a dip in the river is a must.

Thank J0anneM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife is forever wanting me to go walking with her and I HATE it, but only because who wants to walk around boring streets, if its somewhere cool then sure. Well, she asked me to go with her today and said she was going...More

Thank CoachPost39
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Pros: Absolutely gorgeous views of the York River Trails are maintained well Fossil Beach trail is very interesting Close to the interstate Great place to practice photography Cons: None

Thank globaltrekster
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The park was pretty nice, beautiful and peaceful there. Nice museum but the trails was sorta long and interesting.

Thank b s
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Spent part of the day here. The museum was nice and the staff was pleasant enough. Bought a York River State Park shirt from the gift shop. I enjoy fossil hunting, so asked what the best beach was to find fossils. The staff told me...More

Thank Mako13Man
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a delightful state park with plenty of opportunity for wandering and observing nature. There are a variety of trails for hiking, biking or horseback riding. You'll find various difficulty levels; including an easy half mile trail, a moderate trail of two miles and...More

Thank Indy_Cindy_LPN
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was very interesting to see how the woods, marsh, land, river and seaway all interconnect. The drive was lovely, also would have been beautiful on a bike.

Thank Lindee818
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We love near York River SP, and can't say enough great things about this place. It's a hidden gem for those who want to spend a little time in nature. There are miles of trails, including trails for people with horses. We love to bring...More

Thank Michelle S
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3 August 2017|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of beaches, but I've never had luck unless I'm on a pier, which YRSP doesn't really have. Your better better is in Yorktown. I'm addition, I'm not sure what the regulations are for crabbing at the State... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from dczanowski | Reviewed this property |
There's only a parking fee that you pay before entering the park. A Ranger isn't always present at the entrance and an honor system is in place.
Lydia B
2 July 2016|
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Response from Speck411 | Reviewed this property |
Picnic Shelters in the park have grills.Most wheel chair accessible. Call park, (757) 566-3036 for details.