The James River in Richmond
Why learn more about the James River?
The river and it's surroundings are sources of recreation, education, and reflection for Richmond's residents and visitors. This book is your guide and advocate.
FUN: This is your guide for fishing and floating, climbing and biking, paddling and birding, outings and events, and much, much more.
HISTORY: This is your primer on Christopher Newport, the Kanawha Canal, the Slave Trail, Belle Isle, and on and on.
SAFTEY: Learn how and where to float and swim, how to negotiate tricky rapids and hazardous trails, and where to find family-friendly venues.
KIDS' ACTIVITIES: Swimming and wading, hiking and biking, camps and classes, and custom projects for individuals and groups.
RESPONSIBILITY: Discover organizations and initiatives that bolster the health and vitality of the James River in Richmond.