James River Water Levels

Westham Gauge
Gauge Height: 5.05'
Flow: 4970 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond


Todays Tides: Richmond Locks

High Tide: 11:12pm
Low Tide: 6:24pm

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Elli Morris

Kayaking the James in Snowmaggedon 2016

Chunky! That’s the best word to describe the James River during our kayak trip on January 25. “Look at Jack’s paddle while he’s surfing – it’s vibrating there’s so much …

By Elli Morris | January 27, 2016 | Posted In: James River, Paddling

Raindrops on the Race Course

The James River got a bit of attention on the UCI bicycle race course this past week. “Arts & Cultural District Drains to the James,” the 4’x4’ raindrop posters proclaim. To …

By Elli Morris | September 28, 2015 | Posted In: James River, Road Biking

Keeping the World Safe

With the world coming to Richmond — i.e. tons of tourists descending on our fair city for the impending bike races — the James River will be a big draw. …

By Elli Morris | September 10, 2015 | Posted In: Features, James River

Sportable Athletes Kayak the James River

Silence fills the air as the interpreter signs the question, “What did you think about today?” Ronnie Nickerson rapid-fires his answers with his hands: “I like learning to paddle and …

By Elli Morris | July 28, 2015 | Posted In: Features, James River, Paddling

Living George Washington’s Dream

Boats forging upstream past the rapids of Richmond’s Fall Line, on their way to the Ohio River so the United States could be economically independent — such was George Washington’s …

By Elli Morris | June 23, 2015 | Posted In: Paddling

‘RVA Swim Team’ Treated to Pro River Run

“Who wants to run down the river with Hala team rider Melanie Seiler?!” The call went out via Facebook, as all the RVA Swim Team requests do. Seiler was in …

By Elli Morris | May 26, 2015 | Posted In: Features, James River, Paddling

RVA’s Groundbreaking High School SUP Team

Richmond is making waves in the whitewater stand up paddleboard community with the world’s first — and so far, only — high school team! This spring, Trinity Episcopal School outdoor program, …

By Elli Morris | May 13, 2015 | Posted In: James River, Paddling
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