Upper James River Water Trail

If you’re the Adventure Type who loves the water, Botetourt County offers a variety of river access points for boating and angling and streams for Alleghany and Blue Ridge Mountain fishing. In fact, the James River forms in Botetourt County, near Iron Gate, Virginia. 45 miles of The Upper James River Water Trail traverse through Botetourt County, offering 8 public access points and 14 miles designated as a Virginia Scenic River.

Establishment Location

Rock On! Charters LLC
Professional Fishing Guides in Botetourt County

Buchanan

The Flood Zone
The Flood Zone is a "come as you are" bar located underneath the Brink of the James Bistro.

Buchanan

Arcadia Adventures
kayak rentals, fishing guides and shuttle service

Buchanan

Brink Of The James Bistro
A retro themed american bistro, overlooking the James River.

Buchanan

Breeden Bottom Campground – Twin River Outfitters
Primitive, river front campground

Buchanan

Gala Campground – Twin River Outfitters
Primitive, river-front camping

Eagle Rock

Section Six: Arcadia to Alpine

Buchanan

Section Five: Buchanan to Arcadia

Buchanan

Section Four: Springwood to Buchanan

Buchanan

Section Three: Horseshoe Bend to Springwood

Eagle Rock

Section Two: Craig Creek to Horseshoe Bend

Eagle Rock

Section One: Iron Gate to Craig Creek

Eagle Rock

The Upper James River Water Trail
45 miles of prestine beauty

Buchanan

James River House
Fantastic Mountain Getaway, Hike, Paddle, Fish

Buchanan

Middle Creek Campground
Fishing, hiking, pool (seasonal), primitive and modern hookup

Buchanan

Twin River Outfitters
Paddle sport rental business directly on the Upper James River

Buchanan