Outdoor News and Information:

Richmond Outside 

Blue Ridge Outdoors 

Outside Magazine

Backpacker Magazine 

Canoe and Kayak

Climbing Magazine 

Rock and Ice 

Dirt Rag

National Geographic

The Cleanest Line


Area Advocacy Groups:

James River Outdoor Coalition

James River Advisory Council

James River Association

Friends of the Lower Appomattox River

Sierra Club – Falls of the James Group 

The Nature Conservancy


Area Clubs and Organizations:

Coastal Canoeists 


Richmond Area Bicycling Association

Richmond Audubon Society

Old Dominion Trail Club

Potomac Appalacian Trail Club  

Eastern Virginia Mountain Bike Association  

Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club 

Area Outfitters:

Black Dog Paddle – Paddleboard Instruction, Ecotours and Summer Camps

Riverside Outfitters – WhiteWater Raft Trips; WhiteWater Paddleboard Instruction and Rental; Kayak, Innertube
and MountainBike Rentals; Recreational Tree Climbing and Summer Camps.

Kayak Richmond – Paddleboard and Kayak Instruction and Rentals

East Coast Board Sports – Paddleboard Instruction and Rentals

Peak Experiences – Climbing Gym and Summer Camps

Virginia Outside  – Mountain Bike Instruction, Fishing Instruction and Summer Camps

Discover the James – Bald Eagle Tours, EcoTours and Fishing Guide

RVA PaddlesportsWhiteWater Raft Trips; WhiteWater Kayak Instruction and Rental; International Trips


Climbing, Adventure Parks & Challenge Courses:

Peak Experiences

Manchester Wall

Challenge Discovery

Metro Richmond Zoo

Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat 

Go Ape!