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Great place to bike and enjoy nature

I recommend taking your kids to the mountain bike skills course to introduce them to mountain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kevin E
Richmond, Virginia
if you love nature you will love this place

any time of year this place is amazing and breath taking. Make the trip over the bridge because it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I recommend taking your kids to the mountain bike skills course to introduce them to mountain biking. Way fun. They have different levels of obstacles to build skills on. It's a fun adventure. There are mountain bike trails and hiking trails and a nice loop...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 1 week ago

any time of year this place is amazing and breath taking. Make the trip over the bridge because it is work it

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is easy to get to by googling Belle's isle and exiting right before or right after either side of the bridge. One one of the sides the parking was free in a neighborhood with a close walk to the beginning of the park....More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax your mind and good walking. Also its feel like a romantic place when you go with a couple.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool area to climb large boulders and feel "naturey' and adventurous. Would bring kiddies to this spot to check out. Not too much to see though, so maybe only an hour needed. Was not entirely sure how to access river views, was dry where I...More

Thank Karly K
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Title says it all. Nice exercise, views of both sides, a little history thrown in there (this IS Richmond after all), the river, the city....

Thank Irongate69
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Went to show company from out of town the bridge. Took a walk across and visited the island. Kids had a fun little swim. Lots of families. Also beware broken glass- wear swim shoes. Seems not all follow the no glass rule.

2  Thank M G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I love the walk across the James River and on to Belle Isle. So much history here. The walk along the James is flat and easy with lots of interesting stops, like the old train bridge and prisoner camp. Plenty of shade and a fun...More

9  Thank audawallace
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Belle Isle has been a special place for me for many years. However, it feels like over the years, the upkeep has dwindled down. There is always excessive amounts of trash along the main walking route. This isn't completely the responsibility of park staff; it...More

1  Thank JJOCEOTravels
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Any time we have visitors, this is a must do destination. We enjoy the views of the city as we walk across the bridge.

1  Thank JoRanck
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10 April 2017|
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Response from DeMontes112514 | Reviewed this property |
There are some public parking area right underneath the bridge