Tag: Cypress Swamp

Bald Cypress Luck

The Delmarva Peninsula is lucky. We straddle the northern most range of the bald cypress tree. This means we have beautiful cypress swamps to paddle, and in our case a cypress swamp just twenty minutes away in Delaware’s Trap Pond State Park. We began our kayaking season this […]

Dividing Creek

Dividing Creek is one of the few hardwood lined creeks on the lower Delmarva peninsula. On a crystal clear fall day the kayaking upstream is spectacular. Our trip began at the Winters Quarter Boat launch on the Pocomoke River in Pocomoke City. An easy one mile paddle upstream […]

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 […]