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James River, Virginia

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AW Class: I-II
Length: 16.5 miles
Average Gradient: 4 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.6388
Longitude: -79.80021

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.54719
Longitude: -79.7428

Paddling Rivers Near James River, Virginia:

   James River, Botetourt County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 16.5 miles long (Route 43 to Route 630)

   Catawba Creek, Botetourt County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (Fincastle to James River)

   Roaring Run, Botetourt County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.2 miles long (County line to Recreation Area)

   Jennings Creek, Botetourt County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 614 to James River)

   North Creek, Botetourt County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (Campground to Jennings Creek)

   Cowpasture River, Botetourt County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Griffith to James River)

   Simpson Creek, Alleghany County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Truckstop to Route 60)

   Colliers Creek, Rockbridge County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Collierstown to Buffalo Creek)

   Buffalo Creek, Rockbridge County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 12.5 miles long (Effinger to Buffalo Forge)

   Wilson Creek, Alleghany County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Douthat Park Dam to Jackson River)

   James River, Rockbridge/ Amherst County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Glasgow to Snowden)

   Jackson River, Alleghany County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 42.5 miles long (Gathright Dam to James River)

Hotels near James River, Virginia:

Oak Tree Inn Low Moor, Low Moor
13.3 miles away
Peaks Of Otter Lodge, Bedford
13.9 miles away
Quality Inn Troutville, Troutville
14.2 miles away
Holiday Inn Express TROUTVILLE - ROANOKE NORTH, Troutville
14.2 miles away
Super 8 Daleville/Roanoke, Daleville
14.3 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn Daleville/Roanoke North, Daleville
14.4 miles away
Comfort Inn Troutville - Roanoke North, Troutville
14.6 miles away
The Natural Bridge Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge
15.9 miles away
Red Roof Inn Roanoke Troutville, Troutville
15.9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Covington, Covington
16.5 miles away
Magnuson Hotel Mountain View, Covington
16.8 miles away
Hampton Inn Covington VA, Covington
17.1 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near James River, Virginia:

   Wonderful Life Campground, Buchanan, 7 miles away

   Bobbletts Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Montvale, 8 miles away

   Cove Mt Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buchanan, 9 miles away

   Wilson Creek Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge, 10 miles away

   Camp Virginia Jaycee, Blue Ridge, 10 miles away

   Fullhardt Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Troutville, 12 miles away

   Douthat State Park, Millboro, 13 miles away

Trails near James River, Virginia:

   Fenwick Nature Trail, Craig , 20 miles away

   Hunting Creek Trail, Bedford , 20 miles away

Public Lands Near James River, Virginia:

   Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA, 23 miles away

   Douthat State Park, Virginia, 16 miles away

   Jefferson National Forest, Virginia, 21 miles away

   Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Virginia, 30 miles away

   Watoga State Park, West Virginia, 38 miles away

   Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia, 40 miles away

Lakes Near James River, Virginia:

   Pike Pond, Alleghany , 13 miles away

   Beaverdam Reservoir, Bedford , 16 miles away

Current weather conditions at James River, Virginia

Local climate location: COVINGTON FILT PLANT 16 miles away

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