In late July we flew from DE to the west coast to the small town of Skamokawa, Washington (pronounced Ska-mock-ah-way) for three days of kayaking and a day of Lewis and Clark history. We were participating in the Road Scholar Program, Kayaking the Lower Columbia River. Coordinators of […]
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 […]
On May 7th we drove to Laurel, Delaware for a one way paddle downstream on Broad Creek to Phillips Landing Recreation Area. Ths is a beautiful part of Delmarva and a favorite kayaking destination which always furnishes surprises. On April 15th, 2019 an EF-2 tornado touched down between […]
For the last three days the temperature on DELMARVA was well in the 70s. Ah, perfect kayaking weather, except for the small craft warnings posted. The wind on DELMARVA can be relentless, so how do we make a decision on kayaking? Here’s our completely unscientific, unprofessional process of […]
A calm day on the water can turn windy and rough very quickly. When we arrived at Taylor’s Landing, near Girdletree, MD to begin our paddle the water was still with excellent visibility. A very deceptive start to our day. Taylor’s Landing offers multiple paddling options into the […]
Trap State Park is not only a great place to teach our grandchildren to kayak, but close enough for a quick trip on the paddleboard. A kayaker at heart I initially didn’t understand the attraction of paddleboarding. After giving it a try, I decided paddleboarding made a great […]
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.