James River State Park plans Summer Festival

Calendar 2013James River State Park is hosting its annual Summer Festival on Saturday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  at the Canoe Landing Picnic Area.

Spend a fun-filled day in the park with canoe and kayak races, Bateau rides, a Super Soaker Challenge, great food, and much more.

James River State Park is offering a bounce house for kids, tie dye T-shirts, and even a silent auction by the Friends of James River State Park.

This event is free and sponsored by The Friends of James River State Park and The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.  A parking fee of $3 per vehicle is required at the contact station when you first enter the park.

To become a sponsor, vendor or volunteer for the day of the festival please contact Joanne Absher at434-933-4355 or joanne.absher@dcr.virginia.gov.

For general park information go to www.virginiastateparks.gov, contact the park office at 434-933-4355 or e-mail James River State Park at JamesRiver@dcr.virginia.gov. James River is located at 104 Green Hill Drive, Gladstone, VA 24553.

The award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

For more information about Virginia State Parks’ activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the more than 1,800 campsites or 300 climate-controlled cabins, call the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center at 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.

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