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Powhatan Creek Trail

3131 Ironbound Rd., the trailhead begins at Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School Williamsburg, VA 23185


Enjoy some of the best views that nature has to offer as you bike, jog or walk along the Powhatan Creek Trail.  You’ll be treated to the sound of fresh water streaming down the Powhatan Creek as you cross over it using the 696-foot long timber bridge.  This paved 2.05-mile, 8-foot wide multiuse trail connects to the Greensprings Interpretive Trail, the historic site known as Church on the Main, Mainland Farm (considered to be the oldest continuously cultivated farm in America’s first English settlement), and the Virginia Capital Trail.  Parking is available behind Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School. The trail is open from sunrise to sunset.

Virginia Capital Trail Foundation Trail Patrol.


Powhatan Creek 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:


Park Ranger

Trail Map

Trail Rules

Public Facility Rules and Regulations






Biker Powhatan

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Walker Powhatan

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Skater Powhatan

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