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James River, Virginia

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AW Class: I-II
Length: 29 miles
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.59795
Longitude: -79.393

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.3931
Longitude: -79.06031


Paddling Rivers Near James River, Virginia:

   Pedlar River, Amherst County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 3 miles long (Highway 130 to James River)

   Harris Creek, Amherst County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Route 130 to James River)

   Pedlar River, Amherst County, 7 miles away
      Class I(II) - 6 miles long (Route 640 to Highway 130)

   Buffalo River, Amherst County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 19 miles long (Forks of Buffalo to Amherst)

   Pedlar River, Amherst County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 14 miles long (Below Lynchburg Reservoir to Route 640)

   James River, Amherst/ Bedford County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 29 miles long (Snowden to Six Mile)

   Staton's Creek, Amherst County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 0.6 miles long (Staton's Falls to Pedlar River)

   Buffalo River, Amherst County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 13 miles long (Amherst to Tye River)

   Hay's Creek, Rockbridge County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 1.25 miles long (Eastfields to Walker's Creek)

   Piney River - South Fork, Amherst County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 3.4 miles long (First bridge to National Forest boundary.)

   James River, Rockbridge/ Amherst County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Glasgow to Snowden)

   Irish Creek, Rockbridge County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Irish Creek Mission to South River)


Hotels near James River, Virginia:

Holiday Inn LYNCHBURG, Lynchburg
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7.1 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles-El Monte CA, El Monte
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7.2 miles away
Econo Lodge Lynchburg, Lynchburg
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7.3 miles away
Knights Inn Madison Heights Lynchburg, Madison Heights
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7.5 miles away
Best Western Of Lynchburg, Lynchburg
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7.5 miles away
Kirkley Hotel, Lynchburg
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7.6 miles away
Holiday Inn Express LYNCHBURG, Lynchburg
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7.6 miles away
Quality Inn Lynchburg, Lynchburg
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7.7 miles away
Scottish Inns Madison, Madison Heights
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7.7 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Lynchburg, Lynchburg
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7.7 miles away
The Craddock Terry Hotel, Lynchburg
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7.7 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lynchburg At Liberty Univ, Lynchburg
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7.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near James River, Virginia:

   Blue Ridge Pkwy - Otter Creek, Big Island, 9 miles away

   Wildwood Campground, Monroe, 10 miles away

   Brown Mt Creek Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buena Vista, 12 miles away

   Punchbowl Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buena Vista, 13 miles away

   Shady Mountain Campground, Amherst County, 13 miles away

   Johns Hollow Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Big Island, 13 miles away

   Cow Camp Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Vesuvius, 14 miles away


Trails near James River, Virginia:

   Balcony Falls Trail, Rockbridge , 17 miles away

   Hunting Creek Trail, Bedford , 18 miles away


Public Lands Near James River, Virginia:

   Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA, 40 miles away

   Holliday Lake State Park, Virginia, 28 miles away

   Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Virginia, 34 miles away



Current weather conditions at James River, Virginia
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Local climate location: LEXINGTON 2 miles away






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