James River Maps

James River Online Interactive Map

The James River Interactive Map is an online resource to find and share information about special places, favorite activities, recreational resources, and conservation issues along America’s Founding River. Learn more>>

Middle James River Water Trail Maps

These maps provide a detailed view of the James River From Lynchburg to, and including, Richmond. These maps were developed in cooperation with the National Park Service Gateways Program and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

View the maps in pdf:
Map1: City of Lynchburg to Joshua Falls
Map 2: Joshua Falls to Dog Island
Map 3: Howardsville to Columbia
Map 4: Stearns to Maidens
Map 5: Maidens to Bosher's Dam
Map 6: Bosher's Dam to City of Richmond

The orginal water-proof map are avaiable for sale ($7 including shipping)


Lower James River Water Trail Maps

These maps provide a guide to boaters outlining the natural and historical points of interest along approximately 110 miles of the Lower James River: from Richmond to the Chesapeake Bay. They include access site location and amenities, historic landmarks, natural areas, greenways and blueways, Gateways, public beaches and picnic areas, hiking/ biking/ walking trails, camping areas, food/ restroom services, and safety and emergency information.

Developed in cooperation with the National Park Service Gateways Program and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

View the maps in pdf:
Map 1: Richmond to Presquile National Wildlife Refuge
Map 2: Presquile National Wildlife Refuge to Kennon Marsh
Map 3: Kennon Marsh to Hog Island Wildlife Management Area
Map 4: Hog Island Wildlife Management Area to Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area
Map 5: Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area to the Chesapeake Bay

The orginal water-proof map are avaiable for sale ($7 including shipping)


Chickahominy Water Trail and Guide Map

View the map in pdf:
Chickahominy Water Trail and Guide Map (3.94mb)

This map and guide were created by the James River Association with the assistance of Charles City County, New Kent County, James City County, the Chickahominy Tribe, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the Virginia Council on Indians, and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

For more information on following Captain Smith's explorations of Virginia visit www.johnsmithtrail.org, and tracing his voyages around the Chesapeake Bay visit www.smithtrail.net.


Runoff Rundown Guide Map

At least 1,400 different climbers have climbed Mr. Everest...only 3 people are known to have paddled the entire length of the James River. Follow in the ripples of Andy Lee, Earl Swift and Ryan Williamson and take the Full James River Rundown challenge. To the map >>


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