September 26, 2023

A new kayak/canoe launch is being constructed on the Great Wicomico River to extend your paddle! At Glebe Point on the Great Wicomico River between Burgess and Wicomico Church off …


September 20, 2023

Paddling on the Potomac River in opposition to wind and tide can be a challenge, but paddlers can find quieter water and tranquil views in Monroe Bay.  For a long …


September 18, 2023

  Tucked away in Virginia’s historic Northern Neck and on the Middle Peninsula is Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge). Here over 10,000 acres of land have been set …


August 23, 2023

Have you ever seen a cypress swamp? These lowland areas are characterized by bald cypress trees and the ecosystem they support. Cypress trees are recognizable by their unique roots, known …


July 18, 2023

Paddling to a beach sounds delightful, doesn’t it? Beaches that you can drive to are typically mobbed with people. But if you could paddle to a beach that’s not accessible …


June 15, 2023

Most paddlers probably aren’t thinking about outer space when they’re floating down a secluded marsh creek. Most paddlers aren’t imagining what it’s like to live on the International Space Station …


April 13, 2023

The longest stretch of coastal wilderness along the eastern seaboard is found right here in coastal Virginia. The barrier islands of the Eastern shore stretch from the Maryland border on …

concrete oyster catcher blocks sit in shallow water next to a salt marsh

January 4, 2023

The Lower Chickahominy region is centered around the tidal portion of the Chickahominy River located on the southernmost peninsula on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. The Lower Chickahominy …


October 17, 2022

Virginia’s barrier islands make up the longest stretch of undeveloped shoreline on the eastern seaboard and it’s a kayaker’s paradise. The seaside of Virginia’s eastern shore region is home to …

a woman in the distance walks on a deserted beach of Cedar Island Virginia

September 20, 2022

When most people imagine traveling to the northern end of the Eastern shore, Chincoteague typically is the first thing that comes to mind.  With its world-famous ponies, fresh seafood, and …

several empty boat slips in the foreground with small shanties in the background on a marsh island