Pony Pasture

Although Pony Pasture is just a part of the James River Park System, its neighboring neighborhoods—Stratford Hills, Oxford, and Southampton—get all the perks of being so close to such a popular destination for adventure lovers. From kayaking and hiking to fishing and tubing, the abundance of activities are sure to keep the family busy. While you’re at it, pack a lunch to picnic on the large river rocks.

Highlights

  • Scenic riverside views
  • Proximity to James River and accompanying trails
  • Equidistant between downtown Richmond and Midlothian

Did you know?

Although not always mentioned, Richmond is a great place to take on some rapids—Pony Pasture’s class II rapids are ideal for beginner rafters, but you don’t have to go far to find the class III and IV rapids that are suitable for more advanced rafters.