Category Archives: kayaking

GW Canal of the Potomac River, Violette’s Lock Loop

The Canoe Cruisers Association has offered a practiced novice paddling trip on the GW Canal of the Potomac River every Sunday in August and into September.  I contacted a couple of families to see if they wanted to do it … Continue reading

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Become a Paddler – Buy a Boat!

I found families interested in canoeing, but most everyone did not own a boat and wanted to paddle at a place to rent boats.  But it is hard to coordinate with families and even harder to coordinate with families who … Continue reading

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Monocacy River, Buckeystown Park to Mouth of Monocacy

We paddled a section of the Monocacy River, starting at Buckeystown Community Park in Adamstown, MD and going to the Monocacy Boat Ramp at the Mouth of the Monocacy River in Dickerson, MD on Saturday July 16, 2016.   Put-in … Continue reading

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What Now? Getting Lessons and More Experience

Did you come to the Introduction to Paddling at Riley’s Lock?  Now what?  Where can you learn more and gain more skills?  One hundred and sixty-five people signed waivers for the July 10 Family paddle and there were more who … Continue reading

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