Category Archives: Virginia

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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Potomac River Festival – Family Paddling Event

Sunday July 10, 2016   3:00 – 6:00 pm Free Event:  They supply the boats, you supply the energy! As part of the Potomac River Festival, there will be a Family Paddling Event on Sunday afternoon.  Calleva  supplies the boats, basic … Continue reading

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Canoeing Trips with a Club – Kayaks of course welcome

It looks like the CCA redesigned their web site so I have updated the links to the new links.  Instead of a pdf document which lists the trip calendar, it is now an online calendar.  Look for the events that … Continue reading

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Family Canoeing Trips with Other Families

FamilyCanoeingDC Teams with Canoe Cruisers Association Do you want to canoe with other families on trips that someone else coordinates?  I am joining with the Canoe Cruisers Association of Greater Washington, DC (CCA from here on).  And I’m expanding into … Continue reading

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Potomac River, south of Harper’s Ferry, WV

Potomac River, Potoma Wayside (VA) to Brunswick, MD I specifically wrote this post about Canoe Safety in Moving Water because of this trip, so please take a look at it if you are unfamiliar with safety in moving water. This … Continue reading

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Canoe Camping Locally (Part 1)

I’m doing a little research on where to canoe camp in the mid-Atlantic area.  I’m not strict that you have to canoe and put all your stuff in the canoe and go camping.  I’m also going to include places which … Continue reading

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Further Out Places to Rent Canoes and Kayaks Outside of Washington, DC

This is a listing of rentals and outfitters outside of the Washington, DC area, in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.  This is a map of the outfitters listed on this page. Maryland Anne Arundel County Annapolis Canoe and Kayak 311 … Continue reading

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