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Address: Hot Springs, VA
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West Virginia Kayaking Adventure

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Fantastic fly fishing

Have now been fishing on the Jackson River three times and can't imagine a better place for fly fishing in Virginia. Good numbers of brown and rainbow trout in the upper Jackson... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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C'ville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have now been fishing on the Jackson River three times and can't imagine a better place for fly fishing in Virginia. Good numbers of brown and rainbow trout in the upper Jackson make for a great day though size limits make it hard to take anything home. Catch and release is alive and well keeping catch numbers high and larger... More 

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VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Land along the shoreline is private so do not expect to exit your boat. Very Rocky and shallow stream.

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Hot Springs, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jackson river and surrounding area is one of the places that has not changed very much over the past 50 years. The waters are unpoluted clear and full of trout. Wildlife is abundant, deer, eagles, bear, . Hiking and biking trail runs adjacent to the river. Enjoy the little piece of heaven with vistas that are breathtaking.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Jackson River area is a wonderful place to go with family and/or friends. There are multiple hiking and biking trails, great fishing and kayaking opportunities.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Nice day for kayaking. Nice guides. Wish we would have kayaked for the 2 - 2 1/2 hours we were told we would spend on the water. Double kayak have good back support seats.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The river and the surrounding area are very peaceful, and beautiful. This area is very typical of what the Old Dominion used to be. Sit back, relax, and let everyone take care of you.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Jackson River runs through 4 of our family's backyards. We have enjoyed fishing, tubing, canoeing and picnics by the river. She is a small wonder to be nurtured and cared for to keep the ecosystem in balance. The Covington Paper Mill is further down river so it is essential to take good care of her.

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New Bern, NC
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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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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
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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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