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Jackson River

Hot Springs, VA
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Type: Hiking Trails, Biking Trails
Most recent review
- May 14, 2014
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English first
New Bern, NC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Drove from Hot Springs to Covington on the "Jackson River Turnpike". Twisty narrow and no good scenery. Jackson River is very scenic, you just can't see it from the roadway.

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VA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I've been to the Jackson on a number of occasions to trout fish. You MUST know the RULES of that River or you could get in DEEP trouble. I'm specifically speaking of the "Old Kings Grant", which to me is a crock; however, people that live there try to protect, "THEIR RIVER", area and do not want you to trespass... More

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Washington DC
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We did not do any tours associated with the Homestead though. It's a pretty river, found a beautiful water fall along 220

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Covington, VA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is the best kept secret in the United States! What a treat to float/kayak/canoe down this gorgeous stretch of river. It is SO peacful--a slice of heaven. Not for serious river runners needing class 4-6 rapids, but for the kayaker who just wants fun and relaxation, this place can't be beat! The river has 5 put-in spots and 5... More

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Huntersville
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116 reviews 116 reviews
45 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Excellent trout stream in western Virginia. It has many entry points and contains a release area that harbors many large trout over 15 inches.

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VA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

The water that runs down from the dam makes this river very COLD all year around. If you enjoy trout fly fishing, you should be on the Jackson.

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