What is it?
Over 550 acres of islands and shoreline in downtown Richmond featuring hiking trails and unspoiled natural beauty. Why should you go?
If you plan a day of family hiking and biking or just looking for a quick stroll in a beautiful setting, the James Park River System might be the perfect option. It consists of numerous riverfront green oases, the most famous of which are Brown's Island and Belle Isle, located nearby on the south end of downtown. Belle Isle features a natural rock-climbing area and is great for active families. Brown's Island is ideal for a walk with a self-guided audio tour
telling stories about the city's glorious past.