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Mataponi Creek, Upper Marlboro, MD

The Mataponi Creek is a tributary to the Patuxent River.  You can read about it in Hiking, Cycling and Canoeing in Maryland: A Family Guide, by Bryan MacKay. The closest place to put in is at Selby’s Landing on Croom … 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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Mattawoman Creek, Indian Head, MD

We paddled Mattawoman Creek starting at Up The Creek Rentals at a place called “Slavin’s Launch“.  I couldn’t tell from their website whether the put-in was private land or public land, but Google told me that the place is Mattingly … Continue reading

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Places to Rent Canoes and Kayaks Around Washington, DC

Back in 2010, Natural Capital did a great job of locating rental canoes and kayaks around the Washington, DC area.  I have updated the information and added some additional rental places.  My list in by state and county. This is … Continue reading

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Cunningham Falls State Park, Thurmont, MD

OK this is another non-trip report. I went to Cunningham Falls State Park to use the beach at the William Houck Area. There is a wonderful state park which has much to offer. The beach area is at the William … Continue reading

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Patuxent River at Jackson Landing – Jug Bay Natural Area

June 2, 2013 We paddled on a hot Sunday in June at Patuxent River State Park – Jug Bay Natural Area.  We put in (and took out) at Jackson Landing.  Jug Bay Natural Area This is the link which includes … Continue reading

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