James River Water Levels

Westham Gauge
Gauge Height: 13.17'
Flow: 50800 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond

@rvatrailreport

Todays Tides: Richmond Locks

High Tide: 9:54am
Low Tide: 5:12pm

Twitter Feed @RichmondOutside

Instagram Feed @RichmondOutside

Instagram
  • Prince Humperdinck isnt the only one who can track this
  • Maggie and Walker are back! Richmonds most famous osprey pair
  • Have you checked out the new RichmondOutside podcast? riversideoutfittersrva owner
  • Really great day working with tons of volunteers clearing Evergreen
  • Cool newish sign at the north entrance to the Belle
  • New hardware atop Belle Isle will at least make it
  • Ralph White minced no words when it came to jrps
  • Friend of the program rvatrees gets ready to climb a
  • Saw evidence of the growing controversy surrounding laruspark on a
  • The pawpaws are in along buttermilktrail They should ripen in
  • If you dont follow jamesriverpark you should The incomparable sandysdad
  • Wish I could have gotten closer to this fella to
  • Riding the wissahickon in philly is a blast every time
  • The richmondoutside road trip arrived on the potomacriver in time

First call for Dogwood Dell trail work

@richmondoutside
January 6, 2012 11:11am

There’s nothing like the excitement of riding, running and hiking new trail. But new trail doesn’t just materialize on the forest floor. With that in mind, Richmond MORE is inviting trail enthusiasts to come out Saturday, January 14th for the first work day on what will be the Dogwood Dell trails. The heavy machinery comes in later this month, but there’s plenty to do to get the area ready. The result, by spring, will be two new trail loops and almost 3 total miles of new trail.

From the Richmond MORE website: Richmond MORE is kicking off the new year with a great new project. We’ve all been talking about it for a while, but the time has finally come. Trails are coming back to Dogwood Dell! This weekend , we’ll be starting work on a brand new trail system in Dogwood Dell. We’ll be building two different trails, a mountain bike trail and pedestrian trail. We think this will be a lot of fun for all park users. Nathan and the Trail Care Crew have flagged the new trails, so we’ll get started on Saturday by clearing the trail corridor of brush and debris. Meet at 9am on Pump House Drive (look for the big green city pickup truck). This is where we’ll be meeting for the next several weeks while we build the new trails.

What: Dogwood Dell Trails
When: 9am Saturday, January 14, 2012
Where: Pump House Drive
Bring: Water, snack, gloves

About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


Comments