River Cairns

photo of rocks stacked in the James River

During a walk along the James River I noticed these cairns out among the natural rock formations.  Perhaps they were put their by a paddler as a way to mark their take out point?

James River July Morning

panoramic photograph of the James River

During a morning walk along the James River it amazed me how much the river has changed since the spring. ¬†The water is lower and there’s a lot of aquatic vegetation that wasn’t there just a few months ago.