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 …


June 12, 2023

Virginia Indians knew the Northern Neck peninsula by its villages and bodies of water. The current names of many of those waterways and settlements trace their origins to the Virginia …


August 22, 2022

Virginia’s water trails are not just about paddling.  When you find yourself paddling a remote trail, with few signs of modern development along the shorelines, it’s almost as though you’ve …

historic hand-drawn map of coastal Virginia


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 …



September 6, 2021

The Northern Neck is quiet.  It’s rural.  It’s unassuming.  But once you arrive and start to explore this region of Virginia, you kinda get sucked in.  Into the simplicity, the …


August 30, 2021

Saturday, August 21 was a big day for Aaron and Taryn Rowland, owners of Rogue Oysters, a small oyster farm located on the Northern Neck near Lancaster, VA.  It may …