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Best trails in James River Park

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Looking for a great trail in James River Park, Virginia? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in James River Park ranging from 1.7 to 2.7 miles and from 36 to 157 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Belle Isle Trail
James River Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 43 m
Belle Isle Trail is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#2 - Buttermilk Trail
James River Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Buttermilk Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-rShow more
#3 - Pony Pasture Rapids Trails
James River Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Pony Pasture Rapids Trails is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#4 - North Bank Trail
James River Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
North Bank Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#5 - James River Canal Walk
James River Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
James River Canal Walk is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#6 - Floodwall and Slave Trail
James River Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Floodwall and Slave Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more