Stay Safe on the James

The James River is a wonderful destination for recreation and enjoyment. Each year, thousands if not millions, of Virginians go to the James to boat, fish, swim, hike or just take in the beautiful scenery.

It is important to remember to take the proper safety precautions to ensure your experience on the river is fun and enjoyable. Check out the resources below to keep your safety a top priority and make the most of your journey on the James.



    Here are some websites that can help you make sure your time on the river is healthy and safe:

      River and Weather Conditions 

    Here are some websites that offer river and weather conditions to help you prepare for your next trip:


    Know Before You Go

    Want to learn more about water quality on the James?

    Read the report >