Bike the Yorktown Battlefield

Rate this Adventure 10.8 miles 259 ft gain  - Loop Trail

Added by Lucas Bremer

Tour the turning point of the Revolutionary War within the Colonial National Historic Park.

Great for cyclists, this tour is full of beautiful scenery with rolling hills, redoubts, and history. 

A six-stop tour of the Yorktown Battlefield has been designed to take visitors to the most important spots on the battlefield. Signs direct you from one stop to the next. Signs with red arrows are for the Yorktown Battlefield Tour. Signs with yellow arrows are for the Allied Encampment Tour, a tour that begins at the last stop of the Battlefield Tour. (The Allied Encampment Tour takes you around to locations used by the American and French troops for sleeping, drilling, and storing artillery and other equipment.)

A popular route is riding from George Washington's Headquarter to the French encampment and back. The trail is shared with the auto tour road so you have to share it with cars, but the speed limit is low.

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Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area


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