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This river running right through downtown Richmond offers sightseeing rides on an antique paddlewheel steamer or on a raft with a trained guide, as well as wading, fishing, rafting, kayaking or simply relaxing on the river banks and gazing out at...more
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22nd Street and Riverside Drive, James River Park, Richmond, VA 23223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked near the Civil War Museum. You then follow the river path to an undulating suspension , pedestrian bridge under a freeway overpass. An interesting walk which, due to flooding on the James River when were there, we had to follow the warning signs &...More

Thank Paul U
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We stumbled upon this beautiful walkway running along the Richmond side of the James River. Many joggers, walkers. A footbridge that crosses the river was magnificent as it crosses the rapids and you realize the magnitude of this river. If you like the outdoors, this...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A Gem and what is becoming the centerpiece of Richmond. Whether you are on a bridge over the James (there are several just for walking), on one of the islands that the bridge took you to, or down on the shore the rapids, the kayakers,...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We toured back and across the river by walking and trolley car tour, seeing the bridges and remains of earlier ones, the point where the sea water never enters beyond and where people stand to fish both fresh water and salt water fish! Shallow and...More

Thank AdrianLW
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The river area of Richmond is a pleasant area to spend some time - lots of joggers and dog walkers. You can walk across the pedestrian bridge to an island in the middle of the river and great views towards the business part of Richmond,...More

2  Thank izzyandmabel
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Just the river itself, it is another river. However, the river has a long historic significant about the city, the country, and the U.S. Civil War. Walk along the canal walk, across the T. Tylor Potterfield to learn about the historic story of the Civil...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed September 10, 2018

the trails are easy and beautiful. Children and seniors can do them easily. Take the trip over the river or take a ride on it.

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The area along the James is gorgeous and features a couple of pedestrian bridges that take you across the rapids to James River Park. We discovered that Riverside Drive is closed. We parked at the American Civil War museum for $3, as the free parking...More

2  Thank AgentSmithDC
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had my first rafting trip down the James River rapids this summer with my daughter and her family. It was fantastic!

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

For a long time I always thought the Pony Pasture was one of those places that was a local gem. Definitely off the beaten path for anyone visiting or anyone who hasnt been there before. Every time I go there I have a super fun...More

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Pony Pasture 7310 Riverside Dr. Richmond VA 23225 This is a popular swimming and sunbathing area. It also provides access for Class II whitewater boating and good fishing for smallmouth bass. River features include multiple... More
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