Last fall we launched at Willis Wharf, Virginia for the very first time and enjoyed paddling the scenic Machipongo River, which is not really a river but a large tidal creek. The summer of 2018 found us returning to Willis Wharf with family kayakers on a beautiful sunny […]
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!
July 4th, 2018 was sunny and pleasant so we set out to paddle two of our favorite spots: Miles Island and Pikes Creek. Launching from Taylor’s Landing near Girdletree, Maryland we began the two-mile paddle to Miles Island. What a pleasant day for a paddle! Approaching the western […]
The United States Coast Guard, and local officials, spend time and money searching for the owners of kayaks and canoes found drifting. Oftentimes these boats washed away from their moorings due to tide change. Low cost stickers placed on paddle craft allow officials to easily identify an owner […]
Sunday, July 29, 2018 found us paddling a new (for us) kayaking destination: Wetipquin Creek. Southwest of Salisbury, Maryland, Wetipquin Creek meanders through marshland and hardwood forests before flowing into the Nanticoke River near Fishing Bay. Wetipquin Park features a nice launch area including a helpful sign pointing out […]
On July 27, 2018 we kayaked from the Assateague Island National Seashore into the Maryland State Sinepuxent Wildlife Management Area and a small island known to the locals as Bird Island. This was not our original destination, but while preparing our gear at the Old Ferry Landing in […]
On Friday, June 8th, Kayaking Delmarva joined a birding tour to Smith Island, Maryland to see the northernmost Brown Pelican nesting site in the United States. Organized and run by Delmarva Birding Weekends , Jim Rapp, director of the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center, was our capable guide. Early on […]
Dividing Creek, a tributary of the Pocomoke River, is a beautiful stream through a hardwood swamp. We’ve written about Dividing Creek in 2017 and 2014. Recently we received the following comment with an update on the condition of Dividing Creek from one of our readers. Extremely helpful information. […]