Trap State Park near Laurel, DE features some of the northernmost cypress swamps. It’s one of our favorite places to paddle. In Canoe and Kayak Magazine I recently found “8 Swamp Paddling Getaways” . While it doesn’t include Trap State Park their swamps are definitely worth visiting. For […]
Scenery changes on Marshyhope Creek depending on the tide. Read more…..
The E.A. Vaughn Wildlife Area can be accessed from several locations, the most convenient being Taylor’s Landing at Girdletree, MD. Numerous choices for paddling exist and on this spring day we chose to visit Scarborough Creek and Pikes Creek, for a trip totaling 9 miles. After launching from […]
Located off the Pocomoke River, just upstream from Pocomoke City, MD, Dividing Creek featured a quiet paddle through a cypress and hardwood swamp. We found our put in at the Winter Quarters Golf Course Landing on Winter Quarters Drive. If driving south on US 13 Winter Quarters Drive […]
Grandchildren and family who want to try kayaking resulted in additions to our kayak fleet this year. An Ocean Kayak Venus 11 Sit On Top and Cascadia Tandem, both from LLBean, joined our Wilderness System Tarpon 160is. Advertised as a woman’s kayak easily loaded onto car racks the […]
A new home base opens up new kayaking locations for Maryland Kayaker. Venturing just inches south of the Maryland/Virginia border brings one to Pitts Creek off the Pocomoke River. The launch site features a small parking area on a bend of the Pocomoke. Kayaking north about half mile […]
Kayaking around Miles Island in Chincoteague Bay is one of our favorites and featured in this blog before. The south side of Miles Island faces directly south and is always home to a good deal of choppy water. But a trip in late May featured quite a ride. […]