• Scenic Beauty

    A Paddler’s Haven

    From peaceful flatwater to rolling Class IV rapids, the James offers paddling opportunities for people of all abilities.

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Stewards of the River Awards

Do you know a person or organization that deserves recognition for their commitment to the James River? If so, be sure to nominate them for the 2020 Stewards of the River Award by March 6. Read more…

James River Days 

The James River Days brochure is your key to river fun from April through October. It lists hundreds of upcoming activities in and around the James. Find the brochure at local libraries, parks and recreation departments, and select retailers. For more information…

27th Annual James River Parade of Lights 

Thank you for joining us for the 27th Annual James River Parade of Lights! Congratulations to our stunning boater awardees!! We hope you join us again next year on Dec. 12 as beautifully decorated boats once again sparkle on the James River during the annual James River Parade of Lights! For more information…

2020 James River Regional Cleanup

This year’s Regional Cleanup will be held September 12.  Registration information will be updated soon.