Trip Planner:   USA  /  Virginia  /  Richmond  /  James River

James River, Richmond

#3 of 13 in Parks in Richmond
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Our vision is a fully healthy James River supporting thriving communities.

We believe if you change the James, the James will change you. Be a James Changer.


We believe in pragmatic possibility through commitment. We believe we can make an impact. We believe people can do better. We believe the James can be preserved, improved and power the potential of communities in Virginia.


We don’t believe in waiting – we drive the change we want. We believe in the power of creativity and connection to inspire others to share our optimism and uncover possibilities.

CREDIBILITY is our currency.

We believe that operating with integrity, transparency and honesty means our words, our work, and our people can be relied on as true, steady, dependable resources.

COMMUNITY drives everything we do.

We believe in the power of collaboration to serve the larger community. We support, respect, nurture and empower people. We operate as a community internally and participate as active members of the larger communities we serve to look out for their best interests as it relates to the river.
Plan your visit to James River and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Richmond road trip planning website.
Create an itinerary including James River
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

James River reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
392 reviews
  • There is a lot you can do on the river. You can take tour on the river. You can walk along the river which is very nice walk. The history part is Enslaved Africans were brought to the shores of the.....  more »
  • The river has many access points. Some require a short climb or the use of a fixed ladder so beware. The walk on the pipe is the best; it's at the water's edge and is shaded in the summer. If you are....  more »

Plan your trip to Richmond

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.