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Canal Walk

12th & Canal Sts, Richmond, VA
+1 804-649-2800
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (14 reviews)
“nice walk” (20 reviews)
“james river” (28 reviews)
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12th & Canal Sts, Richmond, VA
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+1 804-649-2800
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"boat ride"
in 14 reviews
"nice walk"
in 20 reviews
"james river"
in 28 reviews
"flood walls"
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"browns island"
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"belle isle"
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"beautiful area"
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"shockoe slip"
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"lots of history"
in 5 reviews
"civil war museum"
in 5 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"both sides"
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"tredegar iron works"
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"gravel"
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"trail"
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"murals"
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"boats"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful place to walk in an area of Richmond with lots of history with the Tredegar Iron Works, the Civil War museum and two nice pedestrian bridges that cross over the James river. It is a great place to spend a leisurely...More

Thank Tennessee50plus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richmonds riverside is charming and a great place to walk. We walked across a bridge across the James River. A fun time out!

Thank CHAndry
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

I've walked this area before when I stayed at the Omni for my daughter's wedding in September, and it's a very pleasant place to take a quiet walk. The big difference at the end of June is the punishing heat. Although just a couple blacks...More

2  Thank M H
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Easy street parking on Sunday afternoon. Gorgeous walk. Great views of the city. Close to other historical attractions.

1  Thank 475cathyd
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

We took our grandchildren to the Canal Walk and they had a wonderful time. We walked across the river and saw a train go over on the tressle.

1  Thank Robert N
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Canal Walk could be really nice, but it isn't. I was hoping it would be like the river walk in San Antonio, but not even close. Yes, the canal is about the same but there are no shops or restaurants or anything along it....More

1  Thank Sue H
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

I was exploring near by hotel, The Berkley, within two blocks I was at the restored locks and then was able to walk in both directions for well over 1.5 hours of casual walking. It was easy and low impact, there is plenty to see,...More

3  Thank Cora G
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Great small-spot scenic vibe for a quick jaunt after lunch. Its a very relaxing atmosphere while in the heart of downtown Richmond

1  Thank jbedichek9287
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This was a nice walk we spent about an hour doing. The best part was a pedestrian bridge you can take across the James River that has some Civil War history information along the route. Parking was a bit tricky but well worth the hassle.

1  Thank BigMikeColorado
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We walked the canal on the way to Tregador. This was a very pleasant walk along the water, and we were able to access it close to our hotel.

1  Thank SharonSCalifornia
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victoria v
December 23, 2017|
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Response from 130avar | Reviewed this property |
No they are not.
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Rebecca P
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Jonathan H | Reviewed this property |
OOPS I thought you were asking about the Canal Walk! Don't think they can come on the Canal Boat.
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January 28, 2017|
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Response from conniegum | Reviewed this property |
I can't post the website, but google "Riverfront Canal Cruises." I cut and pasted this info from their website: Hours of operation The season begins the first weekend in April and ends the second week of... More
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