All overnight facilities and day use areas will be closed at managed deer hunts throughout the park.
Due to safety reasons James River State Park will be closed for all day use guests including fishing and the use of the trails. Overnight facilities will also be closed.
Hunters may reserve a preferred day for a fee of $15 a day by calling the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center, 1-800-933-PARK. The fee is non-refundable.
James River is allowing 15 hunters per day with the proof of hunter education certification and required licenses presented at check-in.
Managed deer hunts are a tool in Virginia State Parks’ overall deer management program. Participating hunters are asked to support management efforts by following harvest guidelines associated with each hunt.
For information on hunting licenses, hunter safety education and hunting regulations, call the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries at (804) 367-1000 or visit theirwebsite.
For more information about hunting opportunities and programs in Virginia State Parks, hunt lottery applications or reservations, or camping or cabin reservations, call 1-800-933-PARK.
For general park information click here, contact the park office at 434-933-4395 or e-mail James River State Park at [email protected]. James River State Park is located at 751 Park Road, Gladstone, VA 24553.
Overnight reservations can also be made by calling 1-800-933-PARK (7275) or by booking on line.