Virginia Paddling

Paddling in Virginia includes sea kayaking across serene tidal marshes, carving exciting whitewater rivers, and surf kayaking along barrier islands. Let kayak guides and authors Bill and Mary Burnham take you there.

Eastern Shore
Wings, Water & Wine: Hang-glide, then kayak to a wainery
Spotting Diamondback Terrapins off Metompkin Island
Paddling is for all ages
Kayaking video from Tangier Island
Spend the weekend paddling from a watermen's cabin
Bird-watching on Assateague Island
Navigate the tip of the Eastern Shore
Kayak Winery Tour
Barrier Island-hopping
Historic Onancock Creek
Mockhorn Island Overnight

Chesapeake Bay
Mathews Blueways

Central
James River Whitewater
Fossil-hunting by Kayak in Williamsburg

Northern
Potomac River: Just outside the Beltway

Hampton Roads
Dismal Swamp: Paddle into mystery