H. L. Kerr Access

Driving Directions

From the intersection of Highway 13/248 and Highway 176 in Galena, take Highway 176 east 2.90 miles, then Horsecreek Road left and go northwest 2.20 miles to fishing access entrance road on the left. Turn left and go 0.10 miles to the parking area.


This area offers access to the James River. There is a boat ramp.

About This Area

This fishing access is along the James River northeast of Galena.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • Area Subject to Flash Flooding.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  James River   
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Fair population of paddlefish.  Season dates March 15 to April 30.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   James River   
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent James River 1.20 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 0.60 Parking lot 
Forest and Woodland 38.60 Runs along River Banks 
Total Area Acres:39.20 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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