Newport News Park

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One of the largest municipal parks (7,500+ acres) east of the Mississippi River, Newport News Park offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, … See more

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Feb 6, 2024
I've been coming to Newport News Park since the early 70's. Each trip is a new experience and opportunity to discover it's evolving and ever-changing natural environment. Nature is winning the race h… Full review by annette m
Dec 6, 2023
We took a trip to Colonial Williamsburg during the Christmas season and went to the Newport News Christmas light display at Newport News Park. I would defiantly recommend it to anyone who enjoys lig… Full review by bigdaddyu
Aug 30, 2023
I have fished on Lee Hall Reservoir for 30 years. The Park staff expends very little effort in maintaining their Jon Boats on the camp side of the park. Today, all of the Jon Boats were filled with w… Full review by David G

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Date founded:1966

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why no swimimg in the lake? its 100 degrees out here. whats the problem?
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It's not a lake. It's a reservoir
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Is there swimming in the lake?
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At your own risk
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Is there a boat launch? What kinds of boats are permitted?
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There are paddle boats on a dock and I see folks putting fishing boats in across the street from the campground, but not in the park.
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are you pet friendly do you have military discounts
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Yes it is pet friendly. Not sure of Military discount.
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are you pet friendly do you have military discounts
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The park is free, dogs have to be on a leach,golf club may offer military discounts and the canoe rental. You may call Newport News Park in Newport News,Virginia to make sure.
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