The closest temperature gauge to Richmond, accurate to within a few degrees of the James River temperature in Richmond. Once you click the link, scroll down to the table and click the “Current / Historical Observations” link
River level predictions for the James through Richmond, a great site to check just after a big rain. Ideal levels for recreational kayaking/canoeing in Richmond are 4.0′ – 6.0′
Rapid Descriptions and flow data for all Rivers in Virginia. Scroll down to the ‘Upper James into Richmond’ and the ‘Lower James through Richmond’ for Rapid descriptions of the Upper and Lower James. Information recommended for experienced paddlers.
***American Whitewater is not affiliated with Riverside Outfitters, and suggested flows and rapid descriptions are not necessarily in keeping with the recomendations of Riverside Outfitters or its Staff. Please call (804) 560-0068 for more detailed suggestions about River recreation with Riverside Outfitters***