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Best trails in Williamsburg

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Looking for a great trail near Williamsburg, Virginia? AllTrails has 30 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around York River State Park or Chippokes Plantation State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Freedom Park or Newport News Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 17 easy trails in Williamsburg ranging from 0.7 to 5.6 miles and from 9 to 114 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Williamsburg
Top trails (30)
#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 - A and C Trails
Freedom Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
A and C Trails is a 8.2 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 activity oShow more
#3 - 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
#4 - 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
#5 - New Quarter Park MTB Trail
New Quarter Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
This is a shared combination trail used mostly for mountain biking. There are several other trails in the park that can be combined to make a longer loop. Please note that this trail is marked as moShow more
#6 - Shelter Trail At Waller Mill Park
Waller Mill Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 18 m
The easiest trail in Waller Mill Park, this short loop is good for all ability levels. Okay for jogging strollers.Show more
#7 - Jamestown Island Trail
Colonial National Historical Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
A very easy trail, paved and level all the way. There is a three mile loop and a five mile loop to choose from. Mostly wooded or marsh. Bring insect repellent in season.Show more
#8 - 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
#9 - Bassett Trace Nature Trail
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
This trail is maintained regularly by volunteers from the Historic Rivers Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists. It is well marked out and back with orange discs and has interpretative signage foShow more
#10 - 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
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