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Jamestown Beach Park

2205 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Come visit Jamestown Beach Park today!  The park is located at 2205 Jamestown Road across from Jamestown Settlement and next to the Jamestown Ferry.


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Camping is no longer available onsite.


Jamestown Beach Shoreline Restoration Project, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony



Jamestown Beach Park is a family-friendly park where you can spend the day in the shade, have fun in the sun, tan on the sand and watch the awesome sunsets, all while you enjoy the breeze that ushers the waves across the James River to shore.  Bring your own grill or use the park’s charcoal grills to prepare your favorite summer foods in a shaded picnic area.  Hot coal bins are available for the disposal of your used charcoal.  The beach park is a great location to paddle board, launch a canoe or kayak, wind sail and parasail.  Others have anchored boats just off shore to relax with family and friends.  Water skiing and jet skiing are popular activities, too.  Fishing is not permitted on the beachfront, but is permitted on the peninsula near the bridge.  There are no lifeguards so guests swim at their own risk.


While at Jamestown Beach Park, please note: alcohol is prohibited, tents/shade structures are prohibited in the picnic area and hanging items from trees, including hammocks, is prohibited.  Guests should make preparations to leave the park at sunset because there are no lights in the park.  Currently, there are no utilities so portable toilets are the only restrooms available at this time. 


Jamestown Beach Park is dog-friendly, too.  Dogs must be under complete and immediate control of owners at all times and must be on a leash no longer than 8'.  Owners are responsible for removing dog waste.  Litter bags are available and guests should use only what they need while in the park.  Off leash is ok if the dog is in the water or if you settle on a location where not many people are and the dog is obedient; however, please defer to staff’s judgment because they may be responding to concerns of other guests.  We like to maintain an environment where everyone feels safe and will enjoy their experience, including dogs! 


Visit Jamestown Beach Park today!!!  For more information, call 757-259-5360.


Jamestown Beach Park is minutes from Chickahominy Riverfront Park where camping is allowed, and within eight miles of Busch Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg and Water Country USA.


Park Hours


The park is open year round from 8 a.m. to sunset.


Helpful Links


Public Facilities Rules and Regulations

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Master Plan


Sunset 3

Sunset 4 Cloud Formation

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Beach from Rocks Beach from Sand Beach full of people

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