Backbone Trail

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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 activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
137 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

beach

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

no dogs

From I-64, take the Croaker exit (231B), go north one mile on rt 607 (Croaker Road). Turn right and go one mile and a half on rt. 606 (Riverview Road).

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trail running
4 months ago

Yeah, nice run did the creek loop North, pretty good hills
Then did the river section South and it was nice and flat

Nice nature center and camp store.

hiking
4 months ago

A beautiful park with views along river, beaches and plenty of miles to hike for the day.

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6 months ago

I love this park and have been here many times.

8 months ago

11 months ago

Beautiful views and nice easy trails. Very well maintained park facilities too!

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11 months ago

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

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Saturday, May 07, 2016

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

If you love York River State Park, you have probably done this one.