Historic Jamestowne Part of Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Situated on the banks of the James River, Jamestown is a short distance from many major roadways and highways. For a google map search or GPS, use the following address: 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081.

Phone

(757) 856-1200

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE

Campground Reservations

Virginia Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Virginia Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Virginia Recreation Areas | Historic Jamestowne Part of Colonial National Historical Park Official Website | Historic Jamestowne Part of Colonial National Historical Park Map

Walk in the steps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas where a successful English colonization of North America began. Despite early struggles to survive, the 1607 settlement evolved into a prosperous colony. As the colony expanded, the Virginia Indians were pushed out of their homeland. In 1619, the arrival of Africans was recorded, marking the origin of slavery in English North America.