Ralph Cox Memorial Access

Driving Directions

From Galena, take Highway 413/265/248 east 0.50 mile, then Highway 248/265 south 0.10 mile to the area.


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

About This Area

This fishing access is on the James River just east of Galena.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • Concrete bridge operated by the City of Galena, offers foot access to the city park.
  • Area Subject to Flash Flooding.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  James River   
Fishing - Bass Good population. Please see Chapter 6 of the Wildlife Code, as Table Rock Lake regulations apply below Highway 413/265 and special stream regulations apply above Highway 413/265.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Other  Seasonally can accomodate jet boats. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concreteaccessible  James River   
Parking Lotaccessible  1-Gravel Parking Lot with a concrete pad. 

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent James River 0.20 miles 1170 feet Riverfront 

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 7.00  
Total Area Acres:7.00 

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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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