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#9 of 648 state parks in Virginia

Best trails in York River State Park

358 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in York River State Park, Virginia? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in York River State Park ranging from 1.9 to 8.9 miles and from 36 to 111 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

York River State Park, as its name suggests, is located along the York River and it opens up to the Chesapeake Bay. It is a great place to hike, mountain bike, horseback ride, fish, sail, or just have a picnic with your friends and family. Be on the lookout for marine wildlife! $5 vehicle access fee

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Map of trails in York River State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,531 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - dusk
Tuesday
8:00 am - dusk
Wednesday
8:00 am - dusk
Thursday
8:00 am - dusk
Friday
8:00 am - dusk
Saturday
8:00 am - dusk
Sunday
8:00 am - dusk
Contact
(757) 566-3036
Top trails (12)
#1 - Woodstock Path Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 50 m
Woodstock Path Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#2 - York River Backbone Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
York River Backbone Trail is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#3 - Mattaponi Trail to Fossil Beach
York River State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
A beautiful walk along the York River bluffs. If you are interested in taking a fossil home, check with the park rangers. This trail follows the York River most of the way. At one point you are betShow more
#4 - Taskinas Creek Loop Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
This trail is newly rerouted and is about 3 miles if you take the longer loop. About 2.2 miles for the shorter loop. Most of the trail is up and down for a nice hike through the forest. The sectionShow more
#5 - Taskinas Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Taskinas Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is aShow more
#6 - Majestic Oak Trail Via Meh Te Kos Bridle Tril
York River State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
From the Spur Trail to the Foot Bridge, this is a beautiful hike. Most abilities can complete this trail. From the Spur Trail to the Foot Bridge.Show more
#7 - Marl Ravine Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 8.9 mi
Note: this is a mountain bike only trail.Show more
#8 - Me Te Kos Bridle Trail to Powhatan Forks to Spur Loop
York River State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Me Te Kos Bridle Trail to Powhatan Forks to Spur Loop is a 3.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail iShow more
#9 - Fossil Beach via Backbone Trail and Beaver Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 48 m
Fossil Beach via Backbone Trail and Beaver Trail is a 1.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levelsShow more
#10 - Meh to Kos Trail
York River State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 59 m
Meh to Kos Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Williamsburg, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
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