Tyndall's Point Park

Robert Tyndall was the first person to map the James and York rivers. By 1633, workers had constructed a large tobacco warehouse, and this site became an essential trading port with the Native Americans. Tyndall's Point Park is part of the larger Gloucester Point system of parks, and it protects the site where the Battle of the Hook and other important American Revolutionary War battles took place. Stroll along the short sidewalk to read the signs explaining more about the events that happened at this site that is part of the larger Gloucester Point. The area contains sharp rises in the land that were perfect hiding spots during the war. American Revolutionary War reenactments occasionally occur at this location. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Tyndall's Point Park

You may feel like you can sense the nearness of the American Revolutionary War battle and smell the tobacco when you visit Tyndall's Point Park. Amble along the short sidewalk so that you can see the gently rolling hills at this small site. Along the sidewalk, you will find numerous interpretative signs. 

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How To Get To Tyndall's Point Park

It is easy to get to Tyndall's Point Park from Yorktown, Virginia. Head northeast on U.S. 17 North and cross the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Turn left on Lafayette Heights Drive and left on River View Street. Finally, turn right on Battery Drive and look up because the park will be in front of you. 


7418 Battery Dr, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

Fee: Entry fee $0

Explore this history of one of the most iconic American Revolutionary War sites by stopping at Tyndall's Point Park. Yorktown and Williamsburg are both nearby. You will want to bring your RV so that you can quickly move around throughout this area. If you do not have one, rent one on RVshare.com.