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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!

Taylor Island Wildlife Management Area

For more Kayaking Delmarva blog posts visit our Blog Index. Taylor’s Island Wildlife Management Area, an open marshy area where white egrets and osprey continually fly in the distance, is one of our favorite kayaking locations. However, the boat ramp on Smithville Road often presents challenges. Arriving there in […]

Tarpon 160i

The Wilderness System 160i became our kayak of choice by accident and we wouldn’t trade them. At 65 pounds and 16 feet long their weight is a concern if you kayak alone. We have a friend who can load his 160i on his car by himself, but my […]

Lemon Leaf Cafe

2017 Update: It appears the Lemon Leaf Cafe has relocated to 337 High St in Chestertown. We are looking forward to a return visit the next time we’re in Chestertown. Besides kayaking the Eastern Shore we’re always looking for a good place to eat. And if eating on […]

Tuckahoe Creek

Tuckahoe Creek allows one to experience kayaking a non tidal creek through hardwood forests and a more open water tidal marsh area. Limited by the length of our kayaks we have not attempted a launch from the boat ramp on Crouse Mill Road in Tuckahoe State Park and […]

Why Sit On Tops?

Real kayakers never use sit on tops. They’re a toy, not a kayak. So we thought for years. When we decided to buy kayaks we spent a long time researching sit in sides, trying them for size and attempting to pick the best kayak for each of us. […]

Wye East River

For more Kayaking Delmarva blog posts visit our Blog Index. Every website and kayaking book describes trip options around Wye Island in Queen Anne’s County, MD. Following those directions means you will miss the hidden gem; the Wye East River. Located just across from the eastern end of Wye […]

Kayaking Maryland Goes Live

After 25 years of sea kayaking from the Bahamas to the Colorado River we have decided to share information on some of our favorite kayaking spots. We’ve used books, web sites and tips from other dedicated kayakers to find new locations. For the past six years we’ve wandered […]