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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
      21
      Total Distance
      16.0 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6.7 miles
      Total Descent
      2,834 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      265 ft
      Total Vertical
      256 ft
      Reports
      23
      Photos
      33
      Ridden Counter
      211

      Photos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      5 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:36am
      May 22, 2017
      Buttermilk Proper, Richmond
      trail: Lost Trail
      6 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:35am
      May 22, 2017
      Lost Trail, Richmond
      35 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 2:03pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      Forest Hill Park, Richmond
      57 |
      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      Buttermilk Heights, Richmond
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      Videos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      Belle Isle Ladder Bridge Huck
      0:12 | 58 | May 14, 2017
      One Minute Edit
      0:59 | 9 | Mar 27, 2017
      Skillz Drillz, Nov 2015 BI
      trail: Lost Trail
      9:29 | 22 | Feb 9, 2017
      Technical Support Session, Dec 2015 LB
      4:02 | 15 | Feb 9, 2017
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      James River Park System Mountain Bike Routes

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      James River Park System
      17.1 miles
      Crazy Fun
      6.2 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #870566jcc383addridelogMay 27, 2017 ride log
      May 27, 2017 @ 10:51am
      9 hours
      user #987319jpblankenshipaddreportForest Hill Park
      May 23, 2017 @ 4:19pm
      May 23, 2017
      user #796369Stinky-DeeaddtrailLost Garden
      May 23, 2017 @ 1:16pm
      May 23, 2017
      user #796369Stinky-DeeupdatetrailBelle Isle East and 3 more
      May 23, 2017 @ 1:04pm
      May 23, 2017
      user #826276Phil-DammitaddphotoPhil Dammit at Buttermilk Proper in Richmond, Virginia, United States and 1 more
      May 22, 2017 @ 8:41am
      May 22, 2017
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