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Get back to nature with a great place on the James River.

Spend a day on the James River. Take a long walk, pack a picnic lunch to have on the rocks in the... read more

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Susan K
Awesome bridge

It is a very beautiful city park where the outdoors can be enjoyed with a view of the Richmond... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Spend a day on the James River. Take a long walk, pack a picnic lunch to have on the rocks in the River. Be sure to take your camera for the locals kayaking or snap some pics of the herons. It is such a special...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a very beautiful city park where the outdoors can be enjoyed with a view of the Richmond skyline, Belle Isle is dotted with the remnants of hundreds of years of history. Scattered throughout the island are historic ruins from many eras of the...More

Thank BhutanTourer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a completely random find, we thought we would check it out. It was a very nice day BUT hot!! Which made for a hot walk. Make sure you come prepared with water and the right shoes. There are a lot of dog walkers...More

Thank Badgergrl6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As mentioned re riverside walk, the island is reached by a pedestrian bridge. Seemed to be used by joggers and dog walkers. The area is not cultivated in any way nor really left to wildlife. Much of nothing in our view.

1  Thank izzyandmabel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recommend taking your kids to the mountain bike skills course to introduce them to mountain biking. Way fun. They have different levels of obstacles to build skills on. It's a fun adventure. There are mountain bike trails and hiking trails and a nice loop...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed September 7, 2018

any time of year this place is amazing and breath taking. Make the trip over the bridge because it is work it

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is easy to get to by googling Belle's isle and exiting right before or right after either side of the bridge. One one of the sides the parking was free in a neighborhood with a close walk to the beginning of the park....More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Great place to relax your mind and good walking. Also its feel like a romantic place when you go with a couple.

Thank SANKET P
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Cool area to climb large boulders and feel "naturey' and adventurous. Would bring kiddies to this spot to check out. Not too much to see though, so maybe only an hour needed. Was not entirely sure how to access river views, was dry where I...More

Thank Karly K
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Title says it all. Nice exercise, views of both sides, a little history thrown in there (this IS Richmond after all), the river, the city....

Thank Irongate69
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VaBeech
April 9, 2017|
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Response from DeMontes112514 | Reviewed this property |
There are some public parking area right underneath the bridge
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