There are 12 public access points on the Upper James River Water Trail and nine of the twelve are located in Botetourt County. Three public access points are maintained by Botetourt County Parks & Recreation. The remaining six access points are maintained by the Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR).
For more detailed information about the Upper James River Water Trail and to help plan your next trip on the James River, please visit upperjamesriverwatertrail.com.
Public Access Point
Type of Launch
|Iron Gate||Shoreline Access||DWR||Map|
|Glen Wilton||Shoreline Access||Botetourt County||Map|
|Gala||Shoreline Access||Botetourt County||Map|
|Craig Creek||Shoreline Access||DWR||Map|
|Horseshoe Bend||Concrete Ramp||DWR||Map|
|Springwood||Concrete Ramp, Hand Carry||DWR||Map|
|Buchanan||Concrete Ramp, Shallow Water||DWR||Map|
|Alpine||Shoreline Access||Botetourt County||Map|