The long-awaited extension of the James River Fishing Pier is now complete and open to the public.
Phase II adds 1,112 linear feet to the existing structure, extending the pier’s total recreational length to 2,364 feet.
The new extension includes a wider T-shaped portion at the end of the pier. The pier is also equipped with LED lights for night fishing.
Located near Newport News at the foot of the James River Bridge, the James River Pier is now open summer hours – 8am – 11pm (Mondays and Tuesdays) and 24 hours beginning 8am Wednesdays through 11pm Sundays).
The cost is $9 for adults and $7 for seniors and children 6-12. No fishing license is required and bait and tackle are available for purchase.
For more information, contact the James River Fishing Pier at 757-247-0364.