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      The James River Park System (JRPS) is a unique part of Richmond’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, includes over 550 acres of shoreline and islands in the capital of Virginia, extending in 14 sections from the Huguenot Bridge in the west to a half mile beyond the I-95 Bridge in the east. It includes most of the fall line of the James River. Rocks, rapids, meadows, and forests make for an area of unspoiled natural beauty -- a little bit of wilderness in the heart of the city.

      The main mountain bike trail system in JRPS includes the Buttermilk, North Bank, Belle Isle, and Pump House Park trails as well as the Belle Isle Skills Park. The trails connect directly to another city park, Forest Hill Park, that includes ~3.25 miles of high quality single track as well.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      North Bank Trail Head / Pump House Parking google parking directions
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      North Bank Trailhead, 1443-1799 Pump House Dr, Richmond, VA 23221
      Reedy Creek Trailhead, 4101 Hillcrest Rd, Richmond, VA 23225
      Tredegar St. Parking to Belle Isle, 338-392 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      20
      Total Distance
      15.1 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6.4 miles
      Total Descent
      2,720 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      265 ft
      Total Vertical
      257 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      30
      Ridden Counter
      92

      Photos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      30 |
      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      Buttermilk Heights, Richmond
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      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      Buttermilk Heights, Richmond
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      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      Buttermilk Heights, Richmond
      24 |
      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      Buttermilk Heights, Richmond
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      Videos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      butter on new wheels
      0:07 | 58 | Jun 12, 2016
      Dogwood Dell Wet Winter Ride
      0:57 | 95 | Jan 28, 2016
      North Bank Crash
      trail: North Bank
      0:13 | 333 | Dec 1, 2015
      Buttermilk trail
      0:09 | 36 | Nov 24, 2015
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      James River Park System Mountain Bike Routes

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      James River Park System
      17.1 miles

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