James River State Park, six miles down river from Bent Creek, opened June 20, 1999. The park has three miles of river frontage, 1,500 acres of rolling farm meadows, three fishing ponds, beautiful vistas, 15 miles of hiking trails and quiet forests.
The park has primitive camping, regular camping, a camping lodge (bunkhouse), cabins and lodges. This park has three campgrounds. Two of them, Branch Pond and Canoe Landing, are open year-round for primitive camping. There are primitive restrooms in each campground.
Red Oak Campground has 30 regular sites with water and electricity and a full service bathhouse with laundry facilities. The campground, about 1.5 miles from the primitive campgrounds, is open annually from March 1 to first Monday in December.
Last Updated: 4/17/2008 2:59 PM