York River State Park

York River State Park York River State Park
York River State Park
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York River State Park
5526 Riverview Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Williamsburg City
Park office: (757) 566-8523
Reservation Center: (800) 933-7275
Park email yorkriver@dcr.virginia.gov
Reservation Center email resvs@dcr.virginia.gov
Park web page www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/york-river.shtml
State Parks website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/index.shtml

Known for its rare and delicate estuarine environment where freshwater and saltwater meet to create a rich habitat for marine and plant life, this park is on the York River and is designated as a Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. This pristine environment offers clues to a rich natural and cutural history. Programs, activities and visitor center displays focus on the history, use and preservation of the York River and its marshes, as well as wildlife found in the river and the park. More than 25 miles of hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails allow visitors to explore the marsh, river shoreline and forests. A boat ramp, fresh and saltwater fishing spots, a saltwater fishing pier, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and seasonal bike, boat, and recreational equipment rentals are available.


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Admission Fee: Park Entrance Fees
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Last Updated: 10/25/2011 1:04 PM
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