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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
      Access Info:
      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
      32
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent
      3,988 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      265 ft
      Total Vertical
      256 ft
      Reports
      70
      Photos
      43
      Ridden Counter
      576

      Photos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

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      15 |
      Nov 2, 2017 @ 10:32am
      Nov 2, 2017
      Buttermilk Proper, Richmond
      report
      4 |
      Aug 9, 2017 @ 11:17am
      Aug 9, 2017
      Ancarrows access trail
      report
      5 |
      Jul 29, 2017 @ 8:31am
      Jul 29, 2017
      Forest Hill Park, Richmond
      report
      6 |
      Jul 25, 2017 @ 3:55am
      Jul 25, 2017
      Buttermilk Proper, Richmond
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      Videos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      Got that shit
      1:09 | 108 | Jun 30, 2017
      Belle Isle Ladder Bridge Huck
      0:12 | 101 | May 14, 2017
      Skillz Drillz, Nov 2015 BI
      trail: Lost Trail
      9:29 | 29 | Feb 9, 2017
      Technical Support Session, Dec 2015 LB
      4:02 | 29 | Feb 9, 2017
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      James River Park System Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tour De Fall Line 50 mile Ride
      50 miles
      Tour de Fall Line 28 mile Ride
      28 miles
      Tour de Fall Line 14 Mile Ride
      13 miles
      James River Park System
      17 miles

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