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Explore the river w/ a local naturalist

Explore the river w/ a local naturalist

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a Richmond native who grew up along the banks of the James River at this specific location (Pony Pasture). I’m an Eagle Scout (2007), a AT thru-hiker (2010), member of multiple Nationals Geographic expeditions (2008, 2012), former whitewater raft guide in Richmond (2014), and I sleep outside 8 months of the year in a hammock. By day I’m a software engineer at Capital One and host a tech…
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What we’ll do

I live next to the park, so you (and your group) will park in my roundabout. I’ll make sure you have sunscreen, bugspray, water, and whatever else you’ll need on our walk. I’ll go over our map, make sure everyone is on the same page, and we will embark! From there, we will head down to the river. Along the way, I’ll explain the birdsong and trees above us, the wildflowers and shrubs around us,…

Where you'll be

The river bank and trail system in the James River Pony Pasture Park System, including the Catwalk and Pond Blinds, and the kayak put-ins.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Explore the river w/ a local naturalist
New experience
$156/person
New experience
$156/person