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  • MJRC is open Friday - Sunday & for special events.

  • Groups of 6 or more may request weekday floats (must call at least a week in advance).

  • If you are looking to book beyond June 31, our schedule is open & flexible.

Upper James Launch Times:

  • Upper James Short

    • 9:30 AM & 12:30 PM​

  • Upper James Long

    • 10:15 AM & 11:30 AM

  • Launch times for other trips such as Lynchburg, Big Otter, and special events vary. Call 434-660-3529 or explore our calendar  and Facebook page for more info.

Paddle Board YOGA

  • Our SUP YOGA class is a fun, casual introduction to paddle board yoga for the complete beginner. Join us every other Sunday in Lynchburg!

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Directions to Cedar Creek

Please Note: This is our Cedar Creek launch point for those floating our most popular Upper James Short float. Not ALL of our floats use this launch site. Please check your confirmation email to make sure you get to the right meeting location.  

From Lynchburg:

Head North on US-501 toward Big Island and Buena Vista. You will remain on 501 all the way through Big Island. After you cross the bridge over the James River, take a LEFT onto US-130 West/501 North. In 7 miles, turn LEFT to remain on US-130 West, towards Natural Bridge/Glasgow. You will cross over the Maury River, and enter the town of Glasgow. Follow this road for almost four miles, and turn LEFT onto Gilmore Mills Road. There is a large brick church at the corner. Continue on Gilmore Mills until you go over a small, metal bridge. Keep to the LEFT at the end of the bridge, and our gravel lot will be almost immediately on the left. 

From Roanoke:

Head north on I-81. Take exit 175 for US-11 toward Natural Bridge. At the end of the ramp take a right, followed by a left onto US-11 north. (Following signs for natural bridge). In front of the Natural Bridge Hotel, turn right onto VA-130 East. In two miles take your first right onto Shafer Lane. Stay on Shafer Lane till you reach a stop sign. Countinue toward the right after the stop sign. You will immediately see a gravel parking lot on the left. That’s us.

From Lexington:

Head south on I-81. Use the left lane to take exit 180A for US-11 south towards Natural Bridge. Continue on towards Natural Bridge for 3.4 miles. In front of the Natural Bridge Hotel, turn left onto VA-130 East. In two miles, take your first right onto Shafer Lane. Stay on Shafer lane till you reach a stop sign. Continue to the right after the stop sign. You will immediately see a gravel parking lot on the left. That’s us!