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WHAT'S TO DO??

 Picnicking: Bring your cooler with lunch and beverages(no styrofoam coolers or glass). Larger groups may also reserve picnic grounds for $6 per person.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DONOT MIX WITH WATERSPORTS  .
Please
review our alcohol policy.

Camping: Primitive riverside campsites. Spend a pre-trip or post-trip (or both!) evening on The James. Individual and group sites at $12 per person. Group rates for 25 or more at $10.  Activities include volleyball, basketball, swimming, fishing, bird watching and sightseeing.
  for more information and a link to our campground map!
KOA and other campgrounds info on our links page.
 
 
Fishing: The James River and its tributaries are noted for some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the USA. Spend an afternoon, day, or more fishing for that "citation".  Among the many species you will find: smallmouth and largemouth bass, bluegill and pumpkinseed, pickerel, long nose gar, carp, and catfish.  Bird/Wildlife Observations: Great blue herons, ducks, North Canada geese, hawks, eagles, wild turkeys, whitetail deer, raccoons, beaver, otters, muskrats, mink, and more!
 Exploring, Scenery: The James has numerous islands (some more than a mile long), as well as feeder streams and tributaries, adding yet another dimension to your trip.
Wintergreen Resort: One of the East's best resorts for mountaintop golfing ,ski, and dining activities. Summertime is very active at Wintergreen with many programs available in the cool mountain air. Click here for a link to their website.
Historical Sites: Monticello, Ash Lawn, University of Virginia, and Hatton Ferry nearby.  Bed and breakfast (for links, click here)- Vineyard tours - Motel lodging available within 30 minutes drive.
RESERVATIONS
Reservations are strongly recommended to assure you of your equipment and time slot. To reserve immediately, call us at 434-286-2338.Total amount of trip fee required as deposit for guaranteed reservations. Payment by cash, travelers checks, money orders, or personal checks only. Last minute cancellations or "no shows" will forfeit any deposits submitted. NO CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED which keeps our prices as low as possible. We reserve the right to cancel any trip due to weather or river conditions. Trip members receive full refund or may reschedule without penalty, otherwise trips run rain or shine! Call for river report prior to your trip concerning our vicinity forecasts regarding weather and river conditions. YOU MUST BE IN GOOD PHYSICAL SHAPE AND BE ABLE TO SWIM TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF OUR EXCURSIONS!
EQUIPMENT
All trips are self guided and at participants own risk.
JAMES RIVER RUNNERS USES ONLY THE FINEST QUALITY OLD TOWN ABS CAMPER MODEL CANOES, MOMENTUM AND HYSIDE HYPALON MATERIAL RAFTS, AND JACKSON RIVIERA KAYAKS. INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL GRADE PADDLES, LIFE JACKETS, AND INNER TUBES ASSURE YOU OF A QUALITY RIVER EXPERIENCE. A VARIETY OF BUSES, VANS, AND TRUCKS ALSO ASSURE YOU OF QUALITY AND RELIABILITY.

PLEASE .... NO PETS ALLOWED...
 

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