Canoeing on the James, Chippokes Plantation

Meet for a delightful guided paddle on the James River.


Chippokes Plantation State Park
Surry, VA 23883



Event Description

Meet us for a delightful paddle on the James River. Length and intensity of trip is dependent upon conditions. Check local forecasts and contact canoe guides at 757-294-3439 for program status. To be eligible for our excursion, guests must be over 45 lbs or supply their own coast guard approved type III personal floatation device. Canoes are outfitted with two seats and cargo room. Total weight load maximum per canoe is not to exceed 1000 lbs. No pets permitted.

The trip is split into two excursions, one that begins at 10 a.m. and one that begins at noon. Each trip may last up to 1.5 hours.

Cost is $9 per person or $6 per person  for a group of 4 or more. Fees include canoe, paddle, safety equipment, instruction, and interpretive guides. Participants are required to bring their own drinking water, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and bug spray. Please wear appropriate footwear.