Sleep under the stars.
The Upper James River Water Trail is served by a variety of camping and lodging options, including:
- In Botetourt County, camping is available at Gala, Horseshoe Bend, and Arcadia through Twin River Outfitters.
- In Rockbridge County, camping is available at James River Depot, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Camp & Resort and Wilderness Canoe Company.
- On the Maury River, camping is available in Buena Vista at Glen Maury Park.
- Dispersed camping, also known as primitive camping, is permitted throughout the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, except in specially designated areas.