June 9, 2021

Region:            Middle Peninsula Length:            5.75 miles, one-way Experience Level:    Advanced Highlights:     Picturesque inlet into marsh creek, birding & wildlife, sandy beaches Ideal Conditions:    Incoming tide, …


May 20, 2021

The Eastern shore of Virginia can sometimes feel like just a narrow strip of land with U.S. Route 13 running right down the middle of it and that’s it.  But …


May 12, 2021

If you’re new to paddling and you don’t have your own kayak or paddleboard, there are still several ways to explore Virginia’s water trails.  You can explore on your own …


March 8, 2020

There’s plenty of paddling and river fun options throughout West Point on the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, that is for sure. Just visit the Middle Peninsula Virginia Water Trails page …

West Point, Virginia Downtown

November 30, 2019

Beautiful surprises around every corner. An historic town with an old-fashioned flavor (and an old-fashioned soda fountain…more on that later). Dining and shopping all accessible from a town marina. And …

Sailboats in Marina Urbanna Virginia

November 5, 2019

It goes without saying that the Virginia Middle Peninsula’s many water trails are filled with some of the most beautiful sounds of nature. Birds. Lapping waves. Soft breezes. On some …

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October 22, 2019

For any paddler who may not get to go out on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula water trails as much as they may like, or for those who are just visiting and …


September 29, 2019

Admit it. There’s just something fun about getting scared. Maybe it’s that rush of adrenaline. Maybe it’s the relief when it’s over. Either way, it’s easy to why so many …

Rosewell Virginia Gloucester

September 27, 2019

A side effect of exploring new places is stumbling upon hidden gems. The spots that only locals know. The stops that have as much history as they do social connections. …

Nuttall's Country Store Ware Neck

August 3, 2019

Learning is half the fun, right? The pursuit of any new hobby or pastime always comes with learning a few lessons as you get started. Wading into the world of …