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Main Area

The Park » About the James River Park System Main Area 42nd St., Reedy Creek Park Headquarters, and 22nd St The 2.6-mile long main area extends from the iconic Atlantic Coast railroad bridge near the Powhite Bridge to the Manchester Climbing Wall and lies between the...

The Wetlands

The Park » About the James River Park System The Wetlands Wildlife Viewing The aptly named Wetlands is just downstream from the Pony Pasture and is bordered on the east by the Willow Oaks Country Club and to the south by Stratford Hills, a residential area. The...

Manchester Climbing Wall

The Park » About the James River Park System Manchester Climbing Wall Trestles for Climbing One of the more unique areas of the JRPS is the Manchester Climbing Wall. Although most climbers would not consider it a destination, for many it is the nearest outdoor...

Pony Pasture Rapids

The Park » About the James River Park System Pony Pasture Rapids Popular Spot on the Southside One of the most popular swimming and sunbathing spots in the JRPS, Pony Pasture Rapids receives almost a quarter of a million visitors annually. The main entrance is located...

Floodwall Park

The Park » About the James River Park System Floodwall Park Hike with a View Unique views the James River, the city skyline and historic sites can be seen from atop the Floodwall. Completed in 1995 to protect areas of downtown and Manchester from devastating flooding,...