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DELMARVAKayaker

A nature lover who kayaks to explore the places others never see. After using books, web sites etc. to find kayaking locations it's time to share our information with others. Enjoy your time on the water!

The Wye East River: An Abundance of Riches

On Wednesday June 12, we again paddled a marvelous Delmarva kayaking destination: the Wye East River near Wye Mills, MD. Launching from Wye Landing we immediately saw an almost comical abundance of river and marsh wildlife, immature bald eagles, mature bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, cormorants, and even […]

Bald Cypress Luck

The Delmarva Peninsula is lucky. We straddle the northern most range of the bald cypress tree. This means we have beautiful cypress swamps to paddle, and in our case a cypress swamp just twenty minutes away in Delaware’s Trap Pond State Park. We began our kayaking season this […]

The Beaches of Tizzard Island

Launching from the Taylor’s Landing boat ramp, near Girdletree, MD, offers a number of paddling options including a new, to us, paddle to Tizzard Island on May 27th, 2019, Memorial Day. Our favorite paddles from Taylor’s Landing head two miles southeast to circumnavigate Mills Island, or hug the […]

Wind Damage on Broad Creek

On May 7th we drove to Laurel, Delaware for a one way paddle downstream on Broad Creek to Phillips Landing Recreation Area. Ths is a beautiful part of Delmarva and a favorite kayaking destination which always furnishes surprises. On April 15th, 2019 an EF-2 tornado touched down between […]

Lake Willoughby in Vermont

Having fun with kayak surfing. On the third day of our kayaking adventure with Road Scholar we traveled south to Lake Willoughby in Vermont.  A quick check of our passports and we crossed the border into the U.S.  This day on Lake Willoughby the planned paddle was one […]