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AGES: 10 and above for canoeing and 10 and above for kayaking On-river timing depends upon current speed, windage, and your activities while on-river. ALL participants must be able to swim!
(2 people per canoe)
(1 person per sit - on - top kayak, limited availability)

OVERNIGHT CANOE TRIP: (21.5 miles - Wingina to Hatton Ferry)

Trips leave promptly at 8AM

(2 people per canoe and 4-5 people per raft)
(1 person per sit - on - top kayak, limited availability)

$68 per person canoeing
solo sit-on-top kayak is $72 per person
- limited availability

You provide your own camping gear and personal items (food, coolers, tents, sleeping bags, etc.) We provide the river equipment, camping area, maps, and transportation.

Trip description:
  Overnight tripping is quite popular and requires more planning than the usual day run.  We depart from James River Runners promptly at 8AM and proceed upstream to Wingina. 

The first day's run is 12.5 miles, is novice in nature, and ends at Howardsville where rental clients have the luxury of camping on our private riverside property.  Camping at this area is primitive although we do maintain the area, have several fire rings and picnic tables, and have a clean porta potty available for your use (no potable water). The bank fishing here is some of the best on The James in Virginia.
The second day you may float back to our base location at your leisure (9 miles).

Those who are in groups may choose to load their camping gear in one or more vehicles and follow the bus (on the departure first day) to this area which is accessible by road.  This would eliminate carrying a lot of gear in your canoe but we are unable to provide shuttle service back to your car at the end of your trip so you should make sure to leave enough vehicles at our base camp at Hatton Ferry for shuttling your other vehicles back (second day) from Howardsville.

For your convenience we advise that you freeze drinking water in gallon milk jugs for use as cooling devices in your coolers and to save space in the canoe.  You should plan on loading the canoe with no more than 700 pounds of total weight. Waterproof containers are highly advisable.



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