James River Regional Cleanup
Saturday, September 9, 2023
9 a.m. – Noon
Please remember to dress comfortably (closed toe shoes) bring gloves, water, insect repellent, sunscreen, and hat (optional).
Appomattox and Buckingham Counties
James River State Park – 751 Park Road, Gladstone, VA 24553
Buckingham County. From U.S. 60 West, turn right onto Route 605 at the James River Bridge. Travel seven miles, then turn left onto Route 606.
Travel west on highway. Take Rt. 60 towards Amherst for about 60 miles. Turn right onto Rt. 605, and then go 7 miles to the park entrance on the left.
Travel east on 460 to Appomattox. Take the Rt. 26 exit (Business 460). Turn left at stop sign onto Rt. 26. Continue about 12 miles to stop sign at Rt. 60 and go straight across 60 onto Rt. 605. Continue 7 miles to the park entrance on left.
Travel Rt. 15 north to Dillwyn, Sprouses Corner. Turn left onto Rt. 60 west and continue for about 25 miles. Turn right on Rt. 605 and go about 7 miles to park entrance on left.
Dutch Gap Boat Landing – 441 Coxendale Road, Chester, VA 23831
From Interstate 95 (north or south):
Take Exit 61-A (Route 10 East) toward Hopewell. Make a left at the first stoplight onto Old Stage Road (Route 732 North) and follow for two miles. At the first stop sign make a right onto Coxendale Road (Route 615 East) and follow to the end.
From Interstate 295 (east or west):
Take exit 15 (Route 10 West) toward Chester and follow for 3 ½ miles. Take a right onto Old Stage Road (Route 732 North) and follow for 2 miles. At the first stop sign make a right onto Coxendale Road (Route 615 East) and follow to the end.
Falling Creek Reservoir – 4339 Reservoir Lane, North Chesterfield, VA 23234
From the Chippenham Parkway:
Exit onto VA-10 W/Iron Bridge Rd toward Richmond. Turn right onto Reservoir Ln. Meeting site is at end of 4339 Reservoir Lane.
City of Hopewell
Hopewell Marina – 1051 Riverside Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860
I-95 South. Take exit 61A to merge onto VA-10 E/W Hundred Rd toward Hopewell. Follow VA-10 E across bridge over Appomattox, then turn right onto Riverside Ave.
Take E Washington St and VA-36 E to S 6th Ave in Hopewell. Turn left on S. 6th Ave. Turn left onto W Randolph Rd. Turn right onto Riverside Ave.
City of Lynchburg
Percival Island – 1600 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg, VA 24504
From Rt. 29 Expressway North or South:
Take the Main St. Exit towards downtown. Travel through the first traffic light, turn right just before the 2nd traffic light on Washington St. Travel Washington St. down a hill 1/4 mile and the street ends right in front of Percival’s Island.
City of Newport News
Hilton Beach – 225 River Road, Newport News, VA 23601
Take exit 258A to J. Clyde Morris Blvd/US 17. Turn left onto Jefferson Ave. Turn right onto Main St. Turn left onto River Road.
City of Petersburg
Rotary Park at Pocahontas Island – 149 Rolfe St., Petersburg, VA 23803
From areas south via I-95:
Take I-95 N and exit 50 D for E. Washington St. Turn right onto 301. Turn right onto Bridge St. Turn left onto Rolfe St. Pocahontas ISLAND Park is on the left.
From Richmond and areas north via I-95:
Take I-95 S and Exit 52 to merge onto E Washington St. Turn right onto 301. Turn right onto Bridge St. Turn left onto Rolfe St. Pocahontas Island Park is on the left.
City of Richmond
Ancarrow’s Landing – 2000 Brander St., Richmond, VA 23224
The easternmost section of the Park, it’s a popular fishing spot with a concrete boat ramp and a parking lot that accommodates over 100 cars and trailers. It’s also the beginning of the Richmond Slave Trail. This section is located at the end of Brander St. Take the Maury St. exit off I-95 and turn right
Belle Isle – 300 Tredegar St., Richmond, VA 23219
The main access to Belle Isle is by pedestrian footbridge from Tredegar St. on the north shore (zip code 23219). Alternate access is by wooden bridge near 22nd St. or by rock-hopping from the south shore. Parking tends to be crowded at Tredegar St. on weekends — only about 50 spaces
Pony Pasture Rapids – James River Park – 7200 Riverside Drive, Richmond, VA 23225
From the South:
Huguenot Road Bridge (VA 147), follow Riverside Drive east for approximately 2 miles. The main Pony Pasture Rapids parking lot is on the left just after the road curves away from the river.
From Forest Hill Avenue:
Chippenham Parkway (VA 150) to the southwest and Powhite Parkway (VA 76) to the southeast. Turn north from Forest Hill onto Hathaway Road. Proceed to a Y intersection and veer left. The road (now Scottview Drive) makes a sharp left to become Riverside Drive. Turn right, again, to remain on Riverside, and the parking area will be your next right. A smaller eastern parking lot is also accessible from Forest Hill by turning right from Hathaway Road onto Wallowa Road. Take the second left onto Landrai Drive, which dead-ends adjacent to the park.
Tucker Park at Maiden’s Landing – 1300 Maidens Road, Maidens, VA 23102
Travel west on Route 6 to Goochland Courthouse, turn left onto State Rte 634/US-522 S. The site is 1/3 of a mile on the right.
Osborne Boat Landing – 9530 Osborne Turnpike, Henrico, VA 23231
From Interstate 64 (east or west):
Take Exit 195 (Laburnum Avenue). Go south on Laburnum Avenue and then left onto New Market Rd (approximately 7 miles). Travel on New Market Rd approximately 2 ½ miles and take a right onto Strath Rd (Food Lion on the right). Follow Strath Road to a stop sign and turn right onto Kingsland Road, which turns into Osborne Turnpike. Travel approximately 2 ½ miles (slowly – 90-degree turn to right) and turn left into Osborne Boat Landing.
From Interstate 295 (north or south):
Take Exit 22B (Varina/Route 5). Travel seven-tenths of a mile and turn left onto Strath Road. Follow Strath Road to a stop sign and turn right onto Kingsland Road, which turns into Osborne Turnpike. Travel approximately 2 ½ miles (slowly – 90-degree turn to right) and turn left into Osborne Boat Landing