The Staunton River between Brookneal and Clarkton Bridge
Halifax County provides a tremendous variety of paddling options; each of its four rivers has a distinctive character, and its two lakes and several creeks provide further unique trips.
Included in this paddling site are detailed river charts showing mileages, important physical features, and historical facts on the rivers Dan, Banister, and Staunton. Also, suggested trips to take along with their estimated travel times.
Bugg's Island/Kerr Reservoir
Site data provided by Paul Johnson and is based on personal experience, information found in Virginia Whitewater by Roger Corbett (Seneca Press, 2000), Dr. W. E. Trout of the Virginia Canals and Navigations Society, and the Dan River Basin Association.
For canoe and kayak rentals call River Traders - Bob or Judy Bateman, 434-575-1022.
Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail - Dan River Loop
James River Batteau Festival
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society
Dan River Basin Association