Yorktown Beach Prohibited & Allowed Items

Yorktown Beach


(County owned)
  • Tents are permitted (but not overnight)
  • No alcohol
  • No dogs
  • No loud music
  • No grills
  • No glass
  • No fishing from the rocks
  • No metal detecting

1001 Beach


(NPS owned, maintained by County)
Between Watermen’s and Victory Center - across from Mathews Street
  • Dogs are permitted on a leash
  • Tents are permitted (but not overnight)
  • No alcohol
  • No metal detecting
  • No fishing from rocks
  • No charcoal grills or open fires (gas grills permitted)
  • No wedding ceremonies permitted

Beach Picnic Area


(NPS owned, managed/operated by County)
  • Dogs are permitted on a leash
  • Tents are permitted (but not overnight and cannot be staked in the ground)
  • No alcohol
  • No charcoal grills or open fires (gas grills permitted)
  • No metal detecting
  • No fishing from rocks
  • No swimming
  • No camping trailers
  • No wedding ceremonies permitted
  • Amplified music prohibited (acoustic permitted)
  • Releasing of balloons prohibited (proximity to York River)
  • Releasing of doves, butterflies and dropping of rice, birdseed, and flower petals prohibited