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Science in the Park: iNaturalist Project

Become part of a worldwide team of outdoor lovers as we photograph and record the plants and animals of James River Park on iNaturalist, a website that is creating a “living record of life on Earth” (read about iNaturalist).

Your digital photographs and sound file records will document the species in the Park, but don’t worry if you are not an expert in photography or species identification. Beginners welcome and encouraged, and this is a great resource for teachers!

Become a flora & fauna explorer

The North GeoTour walk includes 10 stops. The Hanging Bridge and gravel trails are handicap accessible, although access to the rocks requires assistance. Port-a-johns and trash receptacles are available.

The North Tour begins near the Tredegar St. parking lot at the top of the ramp to the Hanging Bridge (under the Lee Bridge/ Belvidere St.) and continues along the northern bank of Belle Isle.

Join the James river Park iNaturalist Team

The South GeoTour walk includes 10 stops. The tour will take you over uneven terrain and on a staircase making this tour NOT handicap accessible. Rest rooms and trash receptacles are available at the top of the pedestrian bridge crossing the railroad tracks.

The South Tour begins near the 22nd St. parking lot and continues along the southern bank of the James River adjacent to Belle Isle.

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To report an emergency please call 911 immediately. Please use this form to report an issue in the Park such as maintenance or trail issues. Thank you.

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