Category: Trip Descriptions

Messongo Creek and Saxis, VA

Soft shell crabs for lunch harvested right next to our restaurant. A main attraction on a kayaking trip near Saxis, VA. We launched from the Hammock Landing launch on Messongo Creek near Saxis, VA. Saxis (and Guard Shore) WMA surround the area. Silky smooth waters on Messongo Creek […]

Tuckahoe Creek Revisited

We last kayaked Tuckahoe Creek in the spring of 2014. With the new bridge, and road work complete where Rt 404 crosses the creek, the time arrived for a revisit to this area between Queen Anne and Hillsboro, MD. A small launch and park is located in Hillsboro. […]

NASA Docks

A 2020 update to the NASA Docks location. This area is very remote and on our last trip there we chose to kayak elsewhere due to questionable activity in the area. We did not feel comfortable leaving our vehicle unattended. Make your own decision but we have chosen […]

Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

Summer 2020 update: Returning to this location in 2020 we discovered the upper reaches of this paddle had begun to fill with silt. While it was possible to navigate through the area paddling became more difficult. We’ve agreed this area is no longer quality kayaking and we will […]

Kayaking Swamps

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 […]

E. A. Vaughn Wildlife Area

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 […]

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