NASA Docks

Sometimes in August perfect kayaking days occur. Temperature in the mid 80’s, slight breeze and beautiful blue skies. On such a day we drove south to Mappsville, VA and the Old NASA Ferry Dock Landing in Accomack County, VA. From the launch site paddlers can choose to go […]

Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

Effects of storms, changing marshes and a mega restoration project are all part of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Milton, DE. Numerous storms, including Hurricane Sandy, caused salt water to breach the dune barriers and enter the fresh water impoundments killing vegetation and changing the landscape. ┬áRecognizing […]

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 […]

Broad Creek Osprey Alley

Broad Creek in Western Sussex County, DE offers beautiful kayaking with easy access.┬áRoger C. Fisher River Park on 6th St. in Laurel, DE offers parking, port a potties, and paved ramps. Eight miles downstream, just before Broad Creek meets the Nanticoke River, is Phillips Landing State Park with […]

Kayak Season 2017

With the temperatures rising, and the winds diminishing, could it be true that kayak season 2017 is about to begin? During 2016 we continued to explore areas close to our new home in Coastal Delaware. While we haven’t written about many of those places our goal in 2017 […]