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Greensprings Interpretive Trail

3751 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg, VA 23185


Wander along this 3.5-mile nature trail that loops through a landscape of beaver ponds, wetlands and forests.  The trail includes sections of wooden boardwalk as well as interpretative signs about the environment, historic events of the early colonists and American Indians and area wildlife. Over 200 species of birds have been documented on this site, which is part of the Virginia Birding Trail. The trail is open daily from sunrise to sunset. Parking at the Trailhead is located behind Jamestown High School and is available from 8 a.m. to sunset.   


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The Greensprings Interpretive Trail is a dog-friendly trail.  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 using the trail. 


For more information or if you need assistance or have comments or concerns, please call the Parks Division Office at 757-259-5360, the Park Ranger at 757-592-1665 or email Please call 911 for all emergencies.


Helpful Links:


Public Facilities Rules and Regulations

Park Ranger

Trail Map

Trail Rules

Footbridge with white deer
Mainland Farm

Bridge over River Pond

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Footbridge and White Deer

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