James River Batteau Festival, Lynchburg Launch

  • Avalable Event Dates:
    June 17, 2017
  • Times: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Percival's Island
  • Event Admission: Free
  • 1600 Concord Turnpike
  • Lynchburg, VA 24504

This festival is an eight day flat boat journey on the James River from Lynchburg to near Richmond in the tradition of the Batteaux which once carried goods and passengers during the 1800s. Launch festival starts on Percival’s Island in Lynchburg. 

8-day trip is from Lynchburg to Maidens Landing stopping at Galts Mill, Bent Creek, Wingina, Howardsville, Scottsville, Slate River, Cartersville, Maidens Landing. For more information, visit http://www.batteau.org/.

 

  • 1600 Concord Turnpike
  • Lynchburg, VA 24504