May 17, 2024

The Menokin Foundation announces the Power of Place: Conservation, Kayaking, and Culture Festival taking place Saturday, July 13th from 8am to 5pm at Menokin. Come celebrate the Northern Neck’s pristine …


May 17, 2023

Paddling events seem to be popping up all over the Chesapeake, and the Chickahominy River is no exception. Paddlers come from all over the mid-Atlantic to paddle this premier paddling …


March 18, 2023

A new, public fishing pier in Gloucester County will delight anglers and offer a front-row view to waterfront educational programs. But the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority (MPCBPAA), …


September 23, 2022

Bob Buhl grew up around boats and operated his own marina in Mathews County, but using his hands to help actually build a skiff was new to him. Buhl was …


June 1, 2022

You don’t have to be an angler or boater to benefit from the Chesapeake Bay. The largest estuary in the United States stretches from Havre de Grace, Maryland, to Virginia …


May 16, 2022

It’s fun to spend a day at Machicomoco State Park, but did you know the park offers classes tailored to you and children, too? Programs are broad enough to include …


May 14, 2022

Ready to discover another world right here in Mathews? Paddle to Gwynn’s Island at the mouth of the Piankatank River on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It’s roughly …

Gwynn's Island sunset

March 15, 2022

If you’ve been thinking about planning a getaway to paddle some of Virginia’s Water Trails, but you haven’t yet chosen when to go, consider planning your trip to coincide with …


December 31, 2021

A New Year’s resolution usually does one of two things: motivates you, or makes you feel like a failure. And unfortunately, we all know too well that the latter is …

"love" sign with the V made out of kayaks with water in background and sand in the foreground

September 21, 2021

One of the most unique attributes in the Richmond Region is the Virginia Capital Trail. The 52-mile trail extends from downtown Richmond running southeast along scenic Route 5 to Williamsburg. …