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Greensprings Interpretive Trail

3751 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg, VA 23185


Wander along this 3.5-mile nature trail that

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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, historical events of the early colonists and American Indians and area wildlife.  The trail is on wetlands adjacent to Mainland Farm, the oldest continuously cultivated farm in America.

Over 200 species of birds have been documented on this site and it is part of the Virginia Birding Trail.


Trail Hours:

The trail is open daily from sunrise to sunset.  Parking at the Trailhead available from 8 a.m. to sunset


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Greensprings Interpretive Trail Map

Footbridge with white deer
Mainland Farm

Bridge over River Pond

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Footbridge and White Deer

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