Tag: nature

A Hike on Fisherman’s Island

  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 […]

How Much Wind is too Much?

Tobacco Island near Onancock, VA offers a number of paddling options; around Tobacco Island, explore Chesconessex Creek, paddle Pompco Creek or explore the marsh inside Tobacco Island. We met family at the Schooner Bay put in on a very windy late September Saturday. The windy weather led to […]

Oxford on the Tred Avon

Kayaking the Tred Avon from Oxford, MD offers a different experience from our normal  nature filled kayaking trips. Entering Oxford on Morris St., turn right on Strand Rd. and drive to a gravel parking lot just past The Oxford Condos. There is a small beach allowing you to launch […]