The Upper James

Alpine to Cedar Creek

(Upper James Short)

Ages 6+       Class I & II      Tube & SUP Optional

The shorter of the 2 Upper James stretches, our Alpine to Cedar Creek run begins at the remote Alpine boat launch in Rockbridge County. You will encounter fun class I & II ripples and rapids as the river winds it's way through the beautiful James River Gorge. This float takes between 3 1/2 & 4 1/2 hours depending on water levels, and ends at our private take-out on Cedar Creek.


Tube: $17 

SUP: $20

*Group rates available for 8 or more. Visit our Contact and Booking page for more info!


Cedar Creek to Locher Landing

(Upper James Long)

Ages 6+        Class I & II      Tube & SUP Optional

This is our 6 mile Upper James stretch. You'll put in at our private Cedar Creek launch in Natural Bridge Station, and float over several fun shelves and ledges, never exceeding a class II. Plan on being on the water for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours, depending on water levels, before taking out at Locher Landing in Glasgow. Along the way, you'll enjoy breathtaking mountain views, and the clear, cool water of the James. 


Tube: $20/person

SUP: $25/person

*Group rates available for 8 or more! Visit our Scheduling page for more info!


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