Participating or watching a race along wooded trails is a great way to enjoy a day at York River State Park!
Hiking, paddling, and fossil hunting are our hallmark programs. Visiting displays from other organizations enhance the outdoor experiences. Imagine if you could enjoy all of these experiences on the same day. You can, on Estuaries Day, Saturday, August 24, 2013.
Come and enjoy Estuaries Day with us
The Spirit Works Foundation will host the York River State Park Recovery Rocks 5K Race. On site registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds from the race will go toward the Spirit Works Foundation's work to help individuals and families recover from addiction. For more information about the race and early registration, contact Jan Brown at [email protected]or Rick Platt at [email protected].
Run for recovery
The Historic Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist will be glad to share their knowledge with our guest.
Who knows what fossils you will find?
Our staff and volunteers will lead our core programs from 10 am to 2 pm. Canoe up Taskinas Creek or kayak on the York River. Search the shores of fossil beach for pre-historic relics.Never Cancel Geocache Challenge will test the skills of GPS users. All of our ranger guided programs are free with $3 parking. Sign up and join us, or feel free to roam & ride our 35 miles of trails. Register for the VIMS research boat tour in advance by calling the park office at (757) 566-3036.
March in the marsh with us
Directions to York River State park:From I-64, take the Croaker Exit 231B. Go north on Route 607 (Croaker Rd.) for one mile, then right on Route 606 (Riverview Rd.) about one and a half miles to the park entrance. Take a left turn into the park.