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County Parks UpdateMay 29, 2020Before heading out to County parks, please check the complete list of park amenity openings and closings, listed below. Help us keep the park open by adhering to all restrictions. Practice Social Distancing - groups of more than 10 are prohibited and visitors must be at least 6-feet apart.Reminders:● Dogs must be leashed and under the complete and immediate control of their owner at all times.● In all parks, all playgrounds, public basketball courts, volleyball courts, sports courts, athletic fields and skate park are closed. This also includes these courts at local schools.● Restrooms (except where noted below) and water fountains in County Parks remain closed.● The County’s tennis courts and pickleball courts are open, available for singles play only. The tennis courts are located at Jamestown High School, Warhill High School and Lafayette High School. At Veterans Park, only the eight pickle ball courts are open, 7 a.m. to sunset daily.Park by ParkJames City County has a variety of opportunities available in our parks to help you enjoy the season while maintaining your mental wellness and connecting to nature during these challenging times. However, please remember COVID-19 social distancing guidelines are still in effect.Brickyard Landing, 990 Brickyard Road (off Forge Road)Open: public boat rampChickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler HighwayOpen: Campground is open for all length of camp stays. All restrooms are open. Campers can make reservations and complete other transactions by calling 757-258-5020 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. The Guest Services service window is open daily open 11a.m. – 4 p.m. daily for the sale of ice, firewood and other transactions. Walking trail, boat ramp and lots of open space.Closed: Fishing pier for safety maintenance. Chickahominy Riverfront Park Guest Services/Store is closed to public traffic (service window open); no paddlecraft rentals until further notice.Diascund Reservoir Park, 9551 Diascund Reservoir RoadOpen: boating access & fishingFreedom Park, 5537 Centerville RoadOpen: mountain biking, hiking, walking, nature trail & open spaceClosed: Interpretive Center, playgroundGreensprings Interpretive Trail, 3751 John Tyler HighwayOpen: ADA accessible trail, hiking, running & wildlife viewing (no bikes)Ironbound Park, 150 Carriage RoadOpen: ADA accessible walking trailClosed: playground, basketball courtJames City County Marina, 2054 Jamestown RoadOpen: Marina Store service window open daily 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for fuel sales, payments and other Marina transactions; wildlife viewingClosed: Marina Store is closed to public traffic (service window open) and there are no bike and paddle craft rentals until further notice.James City County Recreation Center Park, 5301 Longhill RoadOpen: mulituse trails for hiking, biking & joggingClosed: playgroundJamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown RoadOpen: beachfrontNot Permitted● group sports (such as volleyball, football, Frisbees, etc.) on the sandy beach● grilling (personal/park grills)● use of tents or group umbrellasClosed:observation pierwater fountainspicnic tables
Parking:Parking is available, but limited on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once the park reaches vehicle capacity, no other vehicles are permitted in unless one leaves—there will be no pick-up or drop-off once capacity is reached.Little Creek Reservoir Park, 180 Lakeview DriveOpen: mulituse trails for hiking, biking and jogging, boat launch & fishingPowhatan Creek Park and Blueway, 1831 Jamestown RoadOpen: fishing, small watercraft launch & wildlife viewingPowhatan Creek Trail, 3131 Ironbound RoadOpen: mulituse trails for walking, running, cycling & wildlife viewingUpper County Park, 180 Leisure Road/ToanoOpen: mountain biking and mulituse trails for hiking, biking and jogging & open spaceVeterans Park (Kidsburg), 3793 Ironbound RoadOpen: ADA accessible multiuse trails for hiking, biking & joggingClosed: Kidsburg, basketball courts, sand volleyball courtsWarhill Sports Complex, 4900 Stadium RoadOpen: mulituse trails for hiking, biking and jogging, shoreline fishing & open spaceClosed: Sandford B. Wanner StadiumRecreation Centers/Facilities:The James City County Recreation Center, the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center and Legacy Hall remain closed. Passes to both Centers are frozen, and the lost time will be added to your membership when the Centers reopen. For more information about the closure, call the Center at 757-259-4200, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.