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Canal Walk

12th & Canal Sts, Richmond, VA
+1 804-649-2800
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“nice walk” (19 reviews)
“boat ride” (13 reviews)
“james river” (25 reviews)
12th & Canal Sts, Richmond, VA
+1 804-649-2800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had an enjoyable few hours wondering down the canal walk and taking pedestrian bridges over the rather impressive river

Thank AlanP00le
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the canal walk, located not far from the downtown area. Canal walk is near the James River, restaurants, and bars, and based on the construction, looks like it's located in a popular area of the city. If you're doing this walk, try walking...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a walk along the canal which was close to the Omni Hotel where we stayed. It's a beautiful area with many new apartment buildings, a broad canal walkway and no vehicular traffic. Delightful1

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice interesting walk along the canal with good views. As long or as short as you like. It never gets boring.

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

What a great idea to have a canal walk through the River City, RVA. While not quite to the level of San Antonio's riverwalk and definitely not quite up to Oklahoma City's expansive and loaded river/canal area, the Canal Walk in Richmond has really done...More

Thank Harold C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I love walking along the canal walk. There are little bits of history tucked into the walk when you read the signs and the steel plate disks on the sidewalks. The bridge that crosses the river even has quotes on it that are very unique...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you love history and enjoy a nice walk, it would be a shame if you can't spend a few minutes looking at this lovely historic urban space. Framed by the old rail lines and the new flood walls, the architecture alone makes it worth...More

1  Thank T C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely & peaceful walk. I enjoyed all the bridges, the 9-11 Memorial & the sites of downtown. I wanted to ride a bike but couldn't find where to get one. The boats were closed which was disappointing.

1  Thank Southdakotasteph
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Canal Walk is such a plus for Richmond. It gives views of the James River with places to sit. Nice place to grad a sandwich sit and relax. The walkway makes it easy to walk push a stroller or wheelchair.

1  Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After walking out over the James we took the canal walk back to our hotel in Shockoe. It's a bit uneven but a much more pleasant walk than the streets and parts are quite beautiful. As always we love the cool murals and street art.

Thank LivingInWien
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Rebecca P
5 October 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.
28 January 2017|
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Response from conniegum | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to post the phone number Contact 139 Virginia Street Richmond, Virginia 23219 (804) 649-2800 or (804) 788-6466
28 January 2017|
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Response from Debi K | Reviewed this property |
Hours of operation The season begins the first weekend in April and ends the second week of November. April Friday and Saturday: Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m. May – September TMonday through Friday: Noon to 7... More