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One of the great location in Richmond area with downtown view and relaxing atmosphere around... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Vivek P
Richmond, Virginia
Great day out with the family!

I have always loved Belle Isle, as I used to go there when I was in college a decade ago. We... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

One of the great location in Richmond area with downtown view and relaxing atmosphere around. Preferred for jogging, walk and spend some time near to river and city life.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vivek P
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have always loved Belle Isle, as I used to go there when I was in college a decade ago. We recently moved back to Richmond and have been showing our children the local sites. When visiting Belle Isle, make sure you wear good walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GlutenFreeCutie
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan K
Reviewed October 10, 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kinleyBT
Reviewed October 7, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Badgergrl6
Reviewed September 24, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank izzyandmabel
Reviewed September 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from DeMontes112514 | Reviewed this property |
There are some public parking area right underneath the bridge