751 Park RoadGladstone, VA 24553
There are many places along the James River and the parks 3 ponds where the trail allows one to carry a small boat into the water. In addition there are designated boat launch areas at Dixons Landing and by the livery. James River Outfitters, a commercial vendor that opperates within the park, offers canoe, kayak, and bike rentals and also organizes float trips down the river. They also provide shuttle service. Visitors are reminded to be safe boaters and that the water is fairly calm at this part of the James River with no real rapids above a class I.