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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
      Land Status: City Managed
      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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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 24, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      41
      Trails Mountain Bike
      39
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      38
      Trails Trail Running
      38
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      52 miles
      Total Descent
      3,839 ft
      Total Vertical
      261 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      265 ft
      Reports
      377
      Photos
      104
      Ridden Counter
      8,763

      Photos of James River Park System Mountain Bike

      48 |
      Dec 9, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Dec 9, 2021
      102 |
      Nov 24, 2020 @ 5:19am
      Nov 24, 2020
      71 |
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 10:53am
      Nov 9, 2020
      42 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 10:08am
      May 25, 2020
      37 |
      May 3, 2020 @ 2:01pm
      May 3, 2020
      trail: North Bank
      82 |
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 7:08pm
      Apr 14, 2019
      187 |
      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016
      200 |
      Sep 11, 2016 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 11, 2016

      Videos of James River Park System Mountain Bike


      21 | Dec 9, 2021

      26 | Dec 9, 2021
      Bottom Out
      0:32 | 226 | Jul 14, 2018
      Jump Line
      0:32 | 185 | Jul 14, 2018
      Got that shit
      1:09 | 235 | Jun 30, 2017
      Belle Isle Ladder Bridge Huck
      0:12 | 334 | May 14, 2017
      Skillz Drillz, Nov 2015 BI
      trail: Lost Trail
      9:29 | 95 | Feb 9, 2017
      Technical Support Session, Dec 2015 LB
      4:02 | 112 | Feb 9, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Ancarrow's Landing
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 5:17am
      Jul 22, 2022
      DryDeacon1340tree down blocking trail half mile in...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #2472217LucyDunawaywishlistrouteCrazy Fun and 1 more
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 5:06pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #956718bmaddock13addreportPerimeter Trail and 3 more
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 1:21pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #1926414M0nchwishlistregionJames River Park System
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 4:42am
      Aug 2, 2022
      user #1923236Deacon1340addreportAncarrow's Landing
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 5:48pm
      Jul 22, 2022
      user #2776526chtompkiaddreportDogwood Dell Loop and 10 more
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 5:07pm
      Jul 19, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2976527Tw7MbVreportDogwood Dell LoopLarge tree down after uphill climb before...
      May 9, 2022 @ 2:30pm
      May 9, 2022
      user #2323314CwzottotrailLost GardenSo fun to test tech abilities totally doable
      Apr 25, 2022 @ 5:16pm
      Apr 25, 2022
      user #2808739WesternHenricoMTBandRoadtrailButtermilk ProperIf you are a fan of rock garden’s, this...
      Aug 30, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Aug 30, 2021
      user #2350729OG-RvamtbtrailNorth BankFun trail as part of an out and back from...
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 5:27pm
      Jul 5, 2021
      user #2050484mudhunter145trailAncarrow's LandingFun loop w/ good flow. Its a very flat area...
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 2:21pm
      Mar 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Powhite Park 122.4 km
      Larus Park 54.4 km
      Deep Run Park 18.6 km
      Pocahontas State Park 20 13 811.2 km
      Washington Lacy Park 616.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3950 miles3,812 ft22 miles262 ft
      #717#37210437798,323
      E-Bike64 miles135 ft2 miles138 ft
      #826#25432041
      Hike3850 miles3,389 ft21 miles236 ft
      #569#348369194
      Trail Running3850 miles3,389 ft21 miles236 ft
      #573#3463691470
      Horse12 miles85 ft4,131 ft36 ft
      #1,158135
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