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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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