Virginia.gov

Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail

Site Information

  • Seasons: Winter
  • Site Contact: 804-561-1447 stephen.kesler@dgif.virginia.gov
  • Site Access: Free, Daily
  • Visit Website

Facilities

Parking Site is only viewable by boat

eBird:
Report Bird Observations [New]

Site CPL01: Osborne Pike Boat Landing

Description

Osborne Pike Boat Landing offers boating access to the excellent wildlife viewing opportunities that exist on the James River. The site access is limited to launching and taking out of watercraft and is not open to shore viewing. Quiet boaters may encounter gulls, bald eagle, osprey, and waterfowl on the river as well as the songbirds utilizing the riparian habitat that lines the waterway.

Directions

From I-95 South in Richmond, take Exit #75/190 for I-64 East. Follow I-64 East to Exit #195/Laburnum Avenue. Turn right at the end of this exit ramp. Continue 5.3 miles and turn right on SR 5/ New Market Road. Proceed 2.1 miles and turn left onto Osborne Turnpike. Go 6 miles and turn right at the sign for Osborne Pike Boat Landing. Site viewable only by boat

Loop Map