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James River, Virginia

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AW Class: II-III
Length: 5 miles
Average Gradient: 11 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.62546
Longitude: -79.4452

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.60689
Longitude: -79.40027

Paddling Rivers Near James River, Virginia:

   James River, Rockbridge/ Amherst County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Glasgow to Snowden)

   James River, Amherst/ Bedford County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 29 miles long (Snowden to Six Mile)

   Hay's Creek, Rockbridge County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 1.25 miles long (Eastfields to Walker's Creek)

   Marl Creek, Rockbridge County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 0.2 miles long (roadside Route 706)

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

   Pedlar River, Amherst County, 12 miles away
      Class I(II) - 6 miles long (Route 640 to Highway 130)

   North Creek, Botetourt County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (Campground to Jennings Creek)

   Pedlar River, Amherst County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 3 miles long (Highway 130 to James River)

   Jennings Creek, Botetourt County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 614 to James River)

   Buffalo River, Amherst County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 19 miles long (Forks of Buffalo to Amherst)

   Buffalo Creek, Rockbridge County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 12.5 miles long (Effinger to Buffalo Forge)

   Colliers Creek, Rockbridge County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Collierstown to Buffalo Creek)

Hotels near James River, Virginia:

The Natural Bridge Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge
8.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Lexington, Lexington
8.6 miles away
The Georges Inn, Lexington
9.3 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lexington, VA, Lexington
9.9 miles away
Best Western Lexington Inn, Lexington
10 miles away
Comfort Inn Virginia Horse Center, Lexington
10.1 miles away
Wingate By Wyndham Lexington, Lexington
10.2 miles away
Sleep Inn & Suites, Lexington
10.2 miles away
Super 8 Lexington VA, Lexington
10.3 miles away
Best Western Plus Inn At Hunt Ridge, Lexington
10.3 miles away
Days Inn Lexington, Lexington
10.4 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Lexington, Lexington
12.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near James River, Virginia:

   Matts Creek Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Glasgow, 1 miles away

   Johns Hollow Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Big Island, 2 miles away

   Wildwood Campground, Monroe, 5 miles away

   Yogi Bear's Jellystone At Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Station, 6 miles away

   Blue Ridge Pkwy - Otter Creek, Big Island, 6 miles away

   Punchbowl Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buena Vista, 7 miles away

   Hopper Creek Group, Natural Bridge Station, 7 miles away

Trails near James River, Virginia:

   Balcony Falls Trail, Rockbridge , 2 miles away

   Hunting Creek Trail, Bedford , 6 miles away

Public Lands Near James River, Virginia:

   Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA, 33 miles away

   Douthat State Park, Virginia, 30 miles away

   Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Virginia, 31 miles away

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