Places to Bike

The Williamsburg area has an abundance of quiet streets, trails, and back country rural roads for cyclists to enjoy. The goal of BikeWalk Williamsburg is an “active transportation” infrastructure with seamless safe routes for cyclists of all ages from their front door to wherever they want to go. Cyclists age 8 to 80 should feel safe in a bicycle friendly community. Here are some links to information on Places to Bike in the Williamsburg area. 

 

Virginia Capital Trail

The Virginia Capital Tail is a 52 mile off-road multi-use trail from Williamsburg to Richmond.  The 7-mile James City County section begins at mile 0.0 at Jamestown and goes along Greensprings Road to Route 5 and then on to the Chickahominy River.  A separated path for bicyclists and walkers adjoins the Chickahominy River Bridge and continuers on in Charles City County.   Read more ...

 

Greensprings Trail

This 3.5-mile nature trail is managed by James City County Parks and Recreation. It connects to the Virginia Capital Trail near Jamestown and ends at Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School on Ironbound Road. It allows safe connections from Jamestown to neighborhoods along Ironbound Road, Route 5, and Jamestown Road. Read more …

 

Williamsburg Area Bicyclists

Williamsburg Area Bike Rides offers 26 bike routes in and around the Williamsburg, Virginia region. The rides range from 5 – 63 miles. This newly revised (2016) compilation was developed by members of the Williamsburg Area Bicyclists (WAB) recreational bike club. Order from WAB, $25 plus tax and shipping or purchase at one of the Williamsburg bike stores. Read more …

 

Map My Ride

This website has routes provided by users. The Williamsburg bike routes shown often include cue sheets, maps, and elevation profiles. Read more …

 

Visit Williamsburg

The Visit Williamsburg website has information on several popular trails in the Williamsburg area. Read more…