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Richmond Yacht Basin       9950 Hoke Brady Road, Richmond, VA 23231

From I-95 South

  • Take I-295 South, exit 84-A (it's a left exit off of 95 South).
  • Proceed a little over 20 miles and take Rt. 5 West, exit 22B.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn left at the stoplight onto Strath Rd.
  • Go 2 miles to the stopsign and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a mile and a half and turn left onto Hoke Brady Rd.
  • Go one mile, the road ends, turn right and follow the private road.
  • When you get to the gate, call (804) 938-2350 and I will buzz you in.
  • You'll see a sign for the Richmond Yacht Basin, turn left and go down the hill.
  • Park in the first parking lot you come to. 
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-95 North

  • Take 895 East/Pocahontas Pkwy, exit 67A
  • Go over the bridge and pay the toll (currently $2.75 or $3.00 -- depends on peak/off peak)
  • Take the first exit after the toll, Rt. 5.  Follow the long offramp to the stoplight at Rt. 5.
  • Turn right at the light onto Rt. 5
  • Go one mile to the stoplight and turn right onto Varina Rd (if you turn left, it is Wilson Rd.)
  • Proceed a couple of miles to the stopsign and turn righ onto Kingsland Road.
  • Go about a mile and turn left onto Hoke Brady Rd.
  • Go one mile, the road ends, turn right and follow the private road.
  • When you get to the gate, call (804) 938-2350 and I will buzz you in.
  • You'll see a sign for the Richmond Yacht Basin, turn left and go down the hill.
  • Park in the first parking lot you come to. 
  • Cal (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.


From I-64 East

  • Take I-295 South, exit 177.
  • Proceed a little over 30 miles and take Rt. 5 West, exit 22B.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn left at the stoplight onto Strath Rd.
  • Go 2 miles to the stopsign and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a mile and a half and turn left onto Hoke Brady Rd.
  • Go one mile, the road ends, turn right and follow the private road.
  • When you get to the gate, call (804) 938-2350 and I will buzz you in.
  • You'll see a sign for the Richmond Yacht Basin, turn left and go down the hill.
  • Park in the first parking lot you come to. 
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-64 West

  • Take I-295 South, (around the 200 mile marker on 64).
  • Proceed about 6 miles and take Rt. 5 West, exit 22B.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn left at the stoplight onto Strath Rd.
  • Go 2 miles to the stopsign and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a mile and a half and turn left onto Hoke Brady Rd.
  • Go one mile, the road ends, turn right and follow the private road.
  • When you get to the gate, call (804) 938-2350 and I will buzz you in.
  • You'll see a sign for the Richmond Yacht Basin, turn left and go down the hill.
  • Park in the first parking lot you come to. 
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

  

From Chippenham Pkwy South

  • Take Chippenham Pkwy South and cross over I-95 and onto 895
  • Proceed over the Pocahontus Bridge, and pay the toll (2.75/3.00 offpeak/peak)
  • Take the first exit after the toll, Rt. 5
  • It's a long offramp, proceed to the light at Rt. 5 and turn right onto Rt. 5, east
  • Go one mile to the first stoplight and turn right onto Varina Rd. (small seafood shop on right, and it's Wilson Rd. if you go left)
  • Proceed a few miles to the stopsign and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a mile and turn left onto Hoke Brady Rd. (just after a field with powerlines going overhead)
  • Go one mile, the road ends.  Turn right onto the Private Road
  • When you get to the gate, call (804) 938-2350 and I will buzz you in.
  • Follow the private road around as it curves to the left
  • Turn left at the Richmond Yacht Basin sign and go down the hill
  • Park in the first parking lot you come to, I'll be looking for you.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 


Deep Bottom Park       9525 Deep Bottom Road, Richmond, VA 23231
From I-95 South
  • Take I-295 South, exit 84-A (it's a left exit off of 95 South).
  • Proceed a little over 20 miles and take Rt. 5 East, exit 22A.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a half mile and turn left onto Deep Bottom Road.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Road to the parking lot of Deep Bottom Park. 
  • Call (804) 938-2350 .


From I-95 North

  • Take 895 East/Pocahontas Pkwy, exit 67A
  • Go over the bridge and pay the toll (currently 2.75)
  • Take the first exit after the toll, Rt. 5.  Follow the long offramp to the stoplight at Rt. 5.
  • Turn right at the light onto Rt. 5.
  • Proceed a few miles and pass 295.
  • Go one mile past 295 and turn right onto Kingsland Road.
  • Go about a half mile an turn left onto Deep Bottom Road.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Road to the parking lot of Deep Bottom Park. 
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you need assistance.


From I-64 East (on the west side of Richmond, near 288)

  • Take I-295 South, exit 177.
  • Proceed a little over 30 miles and take Rt. 5 East, exit 22A.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a half mile and turn left onto Deep Bottom Road.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Road to the parking lot of Deep Bottom Boat Landing.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you need assistance.

 

From I-64 East (if coming out of the City, near the airport)

  • Take I-64, East out of the City of Richmond.
  • Take I-295 south, around the 200 mile marker
  • Proceed a little over 6 miles and take Rt. 5 East, exit 22A.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a half mile and turn left onto Deep Bottom Road.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Road to the parking lot of Deep Bottom Boat Landing.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you need assistance.

 

From I-64 West

  • Take I-295 South, (around the 200 mile marker on 64).
  • Proceed about 6 miles and take Rt. 5 East, exit 22A.
  • Proceed about a mile and turn right onto Kingsland Rd.
  • Go about a half mile and turn left onto Deep Bottom Road.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Road to the parking lot of Deep Bottom Boat Landing.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you need assistance.

 

From Chippenham Pkwy South

  • Take Chippenham Pkwy South and cross over I-95 and onto 895
  • Proceed over the Pocahontus Bridge, and pay the toll (2.75/3.00 offpeak/peak)
  • Take the first exit after the toll, Rt. 5
  • It's a long offramp, proceed to the light at Rt. 5 and turn right onto Rt. 5, east
  • Proceed a number of miles and you will pass the I-295 overpass.
  • Go about a mile past the 295 overpass, and turn right onto Kingsland Road
  • Go about a half mile and turn left onto Deep Bottom Rd.
  • Follow Deep Bottom Rd., it will lead you to Deep Bottom Park.  
  • I'll be in the pontoon boat at the floating ramp.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

 

Huguenot Flatwater

From I-95 South

  • Take Powhite Parkway (VA-76), exit 79 (keep left and take 76 south, Powhite Pkwy).
  • Cross over the James River bridge, and as you get near the toll, stay to the right.
  • After toll, exit on Chippenham Pkwy, North.
  • Go two miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-95 North

  • Proceed on I-95 North to N. Chippenham Pkwy (VA-150), exit 67B
  • Go about 12 miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-64 East or Parham Rd./Chippenham Pkwy South

  • Take the Parham Rd exit, exit 181.
  • Turn right onto Parham Road.
  • Parham Rd. becomes S. Chippenham Pkwy, VA-150
  • Take the Huguenot Road exit and turn left at the light.
  • Get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-64 West or Chippenham Pkwy North

  • Take I-64 West into the City and take I-95 North
  • Take Powhite Parkway (VA-76), exit 79 (keep left and take 76 south, Powhite Pkwy).
  • Cross over the James River bridge, and as you get near the toll, stay to the right.
  • After toll, exit on Chippenham Pkwy, North.
  • Go two miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot.
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From Huguenot Road

  • Take Huguenot Road heading towards the James River.
  • After passing Chippenham Parkway, get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From Carytown (if crossing the Huguenot Bridge to get to the Southside)

  • Cross the Huguenot Bridge
  • Just after the bridge ends, turn right at the Riverside Drive offramp.
  • Turn left at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • Proceed about 100 yards to the stopsign and turn right onto Southampton.
  • Go aobut 100 yards, the road ends, turn right into Huguenot Flatwater Parking lot
  • Call (804) 938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

The Meadow on the James River

From I-95 South

  • Take Powhite Parkway (VA-76), exit 79 (keep left and take 76 south, Powhite Pkwy).
  • Cross over the James River bridge, and as you get near the toll, stay to the right.
  • After toll, exit on Chippenham Pkwy, North.
  • Go two miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

From I-95 North

  • Proceed on I-95 North to N. Chippenham Pkwy (VA-150), exit 67B
  • Go about 12 miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

From I-64 East

  • Take the Parham Rd exit, exit 181.
  • Turn right onto Parham Road.
  • Parham Rd. becomes S. Chippenham Pkwy, VA-150
  • Take the Huguenot Road exit and turn left at the light.
  • Get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.


From I-64 West

  • Take I-64 West into the City and take I-95 North
  • Take Powhite Parkway (VA-76), exit 79 (keep left and take 76 south, Powhite Pkwy).
  • Cross over the James River bridge, and as you get near the toll, stay to the right.
  • After toll, exit on Chippenham Pkwy, North.
  • Go two miles, take N. Huguenot Road exit.
  • Turn right at the light onto Huguenot Road.
  • Stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

From Huguenot Road

  • Take Huguenot Road heading towards the James River.
  • After passing Chippenham Parkway, get in the right lane and stay in the right lane, before it ends, it will turn into an offramp for Riverside Dr.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 

From Carytown (if crossing the Huguenot Bridge to get to the Southside)

  • Cross the Huguenot Bridge
  • Just after the bridge ends, turn right at the Riverside Drive offramp.
  • Take the Riveside Drive exit, and turn right at the stopsign onto Riverside Drive.
  • You will go over a small creek and pass a dam.  About 200 yards past the dam, the woods will end and there will be some open space.  The open space is the Meadow.  There is a little pull over area with a gate.  You may stop along the road anywhere in that area for brief parking.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

 


 

Ancarrow's Landing

From I-95 South

  • Take 95 South, and proceed through the City stretch of the highway.
  • Cross over the James River bridge, and take your first exit, Maury Street.
  • The offramp will lead you to the stoplight at Maury St.  Turn right at the light.
  • Follow Maury St., as you cross over RR tracks and go under the I-95 overpass. 
  • When you get to a fork in the road, stay to the left (do not go through the gate on the right)
  • Follow the road and it'll turn sharply to the left, toward the river and into the Ancarrow's Landing Parking Lot.
  • Park and come down the ramp, to the water's edge.
  • Call 804-938-2350 if you have any problems.

 

From I-95 North

  • Take 95 North, and just before you get to the City and before you cross over the James River, take the Maury St. exit.
  • The offramp will lead you to the stoplight at Maury St.  Turn right at the light.
  • Follow Maury St., as you cross over RR tracks and go under the I-95 overpass. 
  • When you get to a fork in the road, stay to the left (do not go through the gate on the right)
  • Follow the road and it'll turn sharply to the left, toward the river and into the Ancarrow's Landing parking lot.
  • Park and come down the ramp, to the water's edge. 

 

From the City

  • Take either the Rt. 60 or Rt. 1/301 Bridge from the City of Richmond
  • Turn left onto Maury St.  (if no left turn, go one street past, and turn left, then take the first left, back tracking to Maury St.)
  • Follow Maury St.  Go through a series of stoplights, and over RR tracks, and then under the I-95 overpass.
  • When you get to a fork in the road, stay to the left (do not go through the gate on the right)
  • Follow the road and it'll turn sharply to the left, toward the river and into the Ancarrow's Landing parking lot.
  • Park and come down the ramp to the water's edge.

 

From the Southside of Richmond

  • Follow any number of streets to Rt. 1/301.  (Forest Hill Ave., Semmes Ave., Hull St., or Midlothian)
  • Turn right onto Rt. 1/301, Cowardin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Maury St. (if no left turn, go one street past and turn left.  Then take the first left, back tracking to Maury St.)
  • Follow Maury St.  Go through a series of stoplights, and over RR tracks, and then under the I-95 overpass.
  • When you get to a fork in the road, stay to the left (do not go through the gate on the right)
  • Follow the road and it'll turn sharply to the left, toward the river and into the Ancarrow's Landing parking lot.
  • Park and come down the ramp to the water's edge.