Travel and Outdoors

What would you add to the manmade island?
The county will install a new earthen dam, native plants, and a community walking trail to enhance the area
A guide for runners, walkers, spectators, and anyone just hoping to avoid traffic
Check out where Richmonders are growing together.
Get a move on around these River City paths and see the best nature, history, and architecture Richmond has to offer.
See where to stock up on seasonal produce around the city, from year-round shopping to in-season markets.
Check out how RPL is going green with the help of the James River Association
Friends of the JRPS seeking donations to help with the deal
Go for a run, a bike ride, a fish, a trip to the playground, and a picnic — all in the same Henrico park
The first element of the Diamond District redevelopment is the construction of a new baseball diamond, to break ground April-June
JRPS has a survey and several workshops to get feedback on park experience and spread the word about invasive species.
All levels of roller skaters are welcome at Rollin’ on the River, a new partnership between the Capital Trail, River City Roller Derby, and RVA Roll Patrol
The project is over a decade in the making — see trail plans and hear from the design team at a community meeting.
See when the biggest River City parties are going down in 2024.
The Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization is accepting comments on its Public Engagement Plan through Friday, March 15
Richmonders took home wins in both men’s and women’s races
The site of four Civil War battles will be preserved and protected from future developments with the help of the Capital Region Land Conservancy
To help make your entire process at RIC as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to details on the airport’s flights.
Put your plant knowledge to the test with these tips on how to identify what’s growing in Richmond.
Here are our picks for can’t-miss giveaways, happy hours, and specialty nights at the Diamond this season.
Whether you’re taking a stroll through Bryan Park, Dutch Gap Conservation Area, or Oakwood Cemetery — here’s your sign to start birding in the River City
Brave the cold and set up camp at these Virginia State Parks
From our English namesake to cities in Japan, Namibia, and Poland, these are the cities Richmond shares long-term cultural partnerships with.
Give your suggestions for the best spots to spot birds so we’ll be ready for spring
Programs available at several community centers
The 43-mile multi-use trail will run from Petersburg to Ashland with natural attractions, amenities, public art, and development opportunities
Cheswick Park has a new playground, improved facilities, upgraded trails, and an open fitness area.
The regional organization received the grant from the Environmental Protection Agency and is asking Richmonders how they want to reduce emissions
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