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UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

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Trails

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Our wooded hiking trails provide 6 ¼ miles for a picturesque walk with water and wooded views. A two-mile asphalt bike trail offers a scenic connection between Mooretown and Rochambeau Roads. A short hike from the park along the asphalt bike trail will bring you to the Lookout Tower, which offers a panoramic view of the water and woodlands.

  

LENGTH OF TRAILS:
Shelter Trail: 3/4 a mile
Bayberry Trail: 0.92 mile (short loop)
Bayberry Trail: 1.5 mile (long loop)
Lookout Tower: 2.92 miles
Paved Bike/Walking Trail: 2 miles (one way)


SHELTER TRAIL
Easy trail for all ages. The trail, which wraps around the wooded area surrounding Shelter 3, is perfect for walkers and runners alike. This trail is accommodating to those with jogging strollers.

BAYBERRY TRAIL
Moderately difficult trail that wraps through the woods as well as by the shoreline of Waller Mill Reservoir. At approximately .2 of a mile, a bench marked “Michael’s Meditation Point” looks out toward the water for a relaxing and peaceful view.

LOOKOUT TOWER
Difficult trail involving many steep inclines and declines. The access to the trail is off the paved path and begins at the Lookout Tower that provides an overhead view of the reservoir, dock, and operations building. The walk, which follows the edge of the reservoir, is one of great beauty.

PAVED BIKE/WALKING TRAIL
Easy trail designed for both bikers and walkers alike. The trail lies in the old railroad bed and connects you from Rochambeau to Mooretown Road. The walk is mostly shaded under the canopy that the aligning trees create. The Lookout Tower is located directly off the path and would be a perfect spot to stop and take in the view or even perhaps pause for lunch at the picnic tables located nearby.


Waller Mill Park Trail Map