On September 11, 2019 we launched from Saxis, Virginia: one of our favorite paddles on the Virginia Eastern Shore. Saxis is a little town with a beautiful location especially for kayakers. On this anniversary of 9/11 we had wonderful sun, but it was a little windy. Here are […]
Access to Fisherman’s Island, the southern most Virginia Barrier Island, is restricted most of the year due to nesting birds. With reservations, one can join Wildlife Refuge volunteers on guided hikes Saturdays October until March. Information is available on Fisherman Island Wildlife Refuge website. Our small group […]
We spot Eagle’s nests pretty regularly. But this nest on Miles Island in the E.A.Vaughn WMA takes the prize as the largest one we’ve seen. For more Kayaking Delmarva blog posts visit our Blog Index.
On a cloudy day we set out to paddle a loop around the northern part of Janes Island. With trails through the marsh and along the coast Janes Island State Park offers paddling for any paddler. We began our trip at the Janes Island State Park marina. Trail […]
Paddlers at Janes Island State Park can choose to paddle inland marshes, tidal rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. On an 11 mile paddle we looped the lower part of Janes Island. With 7 marked water trails at Janes Island SP endless options exist for combining trails. The state […]
Is it possible to find a deserted Atlantic Beach in Virginia? We thought not until we launched our kayaks from Gargatha Landing in Accomack County Virginia. Again we kayaked with Shannon Alexander of Bay Country Kayaking. Shannon’s tidal knowledge dictated our starting time for this trip. Our goal […]
Kayaking Tobacco Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore……
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 […]
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. Recognizing […]
Scenery changes on Marshyhope Creek depending on the tide. Read more…..