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Whitewater Kayak at Belle Isle

Richmond, Virginia


Added by Spenser Reid

Belle Island is located minutes from downtown Richmond and is the area's most popular spot. The James River offers Class II – Class IV white water rapids.

Summer is right around the corner but why should that stop you from getting out and making the most out of these beautiful spring days?

There is a darn good reason Outside Magazine named Richmond the best river town in the U.S. and you ABSOLUTELY must experience it for yourself. Richmond is home to the only Class II – Class IV rapids running through a major U.S. city. How cool is that?!

The trip ends at the 14th St. takeout conveniently located at the bottom of Shockoe Slip, home to more restaurants and bars than one can handle. I promise, there is no better way to end a day of thrill-seeking than with a ice-cold glass of beer from a local brewer and a juicy burger.

Come experience all Richmond has to offer!

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