water access

Water Access

Home of the Virginia Water Trail and with 1,055 miles of shoreline, two pristine and historic rivers, numerous tidal marshes and swamps, the Middle Peninsula offers businesses, residents and visitors a wide choice of opportunities to exploit, explore, experience and enjoy its waters through public and private points of access as well as fully-equipped marinas.

Name Address Town
Public Ramps: Tappahannock (Hoskins Creek) Town of Tappahannock, Rt T-1002 (Dock Street) Tappahannock, Essex
Public Ramps: Piscataway Piscataway
Rt. 17 Buoy#29  
Waterfence Landing (Public Access Landing) Route 611 King & Queen
Melrose Landing (Public Access Landing) Route 602 King & Queen
Zoar State Forest 4445 Upshaw Road
Aylett, VA 23009
King William
Aylett Landing (Public Access Landing) Rt 360 East
R onto Rt. 600
Aylett, VA  23009
King William
Lestor Manor (Public Access Landing) From King William C.H., Rt. 30 South (.7);R on Rt 633 (7.4);L on Rt 672 (.4) King William
Glass Island Boat Landing (Public Access Landing) State Hwy 33 & 14th Street
West Point, VA 23181
West Point, King William
West Point Canoe Access Landing Sites West Point Creek, 5th Street, and Beach Park (1st & Main Street) West Point, King William
East River, Town Point State Rte 615, Mathews, VA 23109 Town Point, Mathews
Williams Wharf Landing 1039 Williams Wharf Road
Mathews, VA 23109
Milford Landing Just across bridge on Gwynn's Island Mathews
Rappahannock River, Mill Creek From Hartfield, Rt. 3 North (.5); R on Rt 626 (3.1) Mill Creek, Middlesex
Parrots Creek, Mill Stone Church View, Rt. 17 North (1.1); R on Rt 640 (4.4); L on Rt 608 (.8) Mill Stone, Middlesex
Rappahannock River, Saluda Rt 618 North (1.4) of Saluda Saluda, Middlesex
Piankatank River, Deep Point From Glenns, Rt 198 East (7.5); L on Rt 606 (1.5) Gloucester
York River, Gloucester Point Town of Gloucester Point, Rt 1208 Gloucester Pointe
Parpoptank River, Tanyard From Gloucester, Rt 14 North (4.3); L on Rt 613 (3.3); R on Rt 610 (.6); L on Rt 617 (.5) Gloucester/Tanyard
Ware River, Warehouse East of Glouceter on Rt 621 (2) Gloucester
Beaverdam Park 8687 Roaring Springs Road
Gloucester, VA 23061
John's Point Launch Site   Gloucester
Mathews Blueways Water Trail: 16 launching sites for Canoe/Kayak   Mathews
14 Boat Landings in Gloucester   Gloucester