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14 mi 22 km of trail 1 Hike

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 3 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

Hikes in James River Park System - 1

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Favorite Just the beginning
Difficult

James River Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km • Point to Point • 551 ft Ascent 167.86 m Ascent

(7) Richmond, VA

Trails in James River Park System - 6

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3.2 mi 5.1 km #1Forrest Hill Park Loop
Intermediate
Richmond, VA
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Richmond, VA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #2Buttermilk Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Richmond, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Richmond, VA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #3Belle Isle
Easy/Intermediate
Richmond, VA
Easy/Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Richmond, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #4North Bank Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Richmond, VA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Richmond, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Walkway
Easy
Richmond, VA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Richmond, VA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #6Dogwood Dell Loop
Intermediate
Richmond, VA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Richmond, VA

Photos of James River Park System - 7

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Just the beginning
Oct 29, 2019 near Richmond, VA
View from 21st St. entrance to Buttermilk Trail.  Also access to towpath by the James River and bridge to Belle Isle.
Jan 12, 2016 near Richmond, VA
Me and my pup, on a recent outing to run the buttermilk trail. This photo was taken by the 21st St. entrance.
Jan 12, 2016 near Richmond, VA
Great flow on this loop
Jan 26, 2020 near Richmond, VA
Buttermilk Trail
Aug 24, 2019 near Richmond, VA
James River rapids and skyline from trail bridge.
Jul 9, 2019 near Richmond, VA
Downtown Richmond from North Bank.
Jul 9, 2019 near Richmond, VA