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Colonial Beach Municipal Pier

Colonial Beach, VA
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The pier and local beach -- all in one

The pier and local beach are altogether. Parking is very close by to the beach/pier. Not overly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eva C
New Britain, Connecticut
Fishing spot

Easy access, close parking and great place to cast your rod. Fish were not biting well this week... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Carolyn B
Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Colonial Beach, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pier and local beach are altogether. Parking is very close by to the beach/pier. Not overly crowded or commercialized like other places. Pleasant swim without major currents typical of the Potomac River. Very pleasant to spend ones time and relax and look out over...More

Thank Eva C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Easy access, close parking and great place to cast your rod. Fish were not biting well this week. The view is always great.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The pier was nice and the views of the Potomac and the town were great, but the pier is in need of some repair.The pier looks old and some planks have broken loose. Part of the lower pier was closed off because the planks were...More

Thank mcdh4561
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful view of the Potomac. small beach area Small town does not have many hotels for being a resort town.

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I did not get a feeling of being on a beach: Pros Small beach and quite Cons Water looks very muddy & polluted Sand around beach is artificial and you can't walk bear foot Not suitable for kids there is not enough space on beach...More

4  Thank Yousaf k
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint, quiet little town with a lot of things to do. Or, just sit on the beach and enjoy the view. Great restaurants that are reasonably-priced. Everyone is friendly and helpful.Hard to get lost because the town is like a oblong circle with beautiful views....More

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Nice walk to view the River and beach! See fisherman and all sorts of fish and eels but need to be careful with those throwing their lines.

Thank LishaRVA
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Trying to put this little mini-vacation we took to Colonial Beach into words may be hard. We are normally "beach-beach" people (think OuterBanks / Duck area). I took my kids here for a little summer get-away during the week since my husband was working. First...More

8  Thank meamaam
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The second weekend in June is the town's Riverfest. They have 5 days of fun, food, music, drink, parades, beauty contests, and fireworks. Lots of good restaurants, boating and if course Virginia' second longest public beach.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Parking is 1$ per hour with a minimum of two hours, or you can try to get street side parking. We sort of expected there to be benches at the end to sit and enjoy the view but there arnt any.

1  Thank Shauna P
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1 December 2016|
Response from Jay C |
Do we need a license to fish