Paddle the Outerbanks & Jockey’s Ridge State Park, NC
Tiny, tiny waves sluggishly move bits of white sand of the Outerbanks. The late July heat is intense, reflecting offRead more.
Explore the 5 Platforms of Holladay Island, Chowan River
The shorelines of the Chowan river and Holladay Island are heavily forested with tupelo-gum and cypress trees, layered in spanishRead more.
The Wildlife of Monkey Island – Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
Herons; ibis, sea gulls of various type, egrets; pairs of osprey circle their nests. On shore, wading and shore birdsRead more.
Hidden Lake & Finding the Endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker – Palmetto Peartree Preserve, NC
Two osprey circle overhead, while a third hovers flapping its wings furiously, claws extended before diving 30 mph into theRead more.
Wild ponies, empty beach, spectacular kayaking – Rachel Carson Reserve
A gorgeous pristine reserve, with wild ponies, white sand beaches, 200 species of bird, and relaxing paddling. The Rachel CarsonRead more.
Paddle (camp) with Alligators – Merchants Millpond State Park
A desolate cesspool filled with mosquitoes is not what you find at this millpond. While the park’s name doesn’t haveRead more.
3 New Platforms on the Tar-Pamlico River
Camping on the Tar will become even easier. Paddle an easy, quiet, beautiful long weekend trip; a 4th of July hangout for theRead more.
6 Best Canoe Camping Platforms in North Carolina
With over 40+ river camping platforms available in eastern North Carolina, you’ve got plenty to visit. Canoe and Kayak MagazineRead more.
Favorite river to see wood ducks, coots, & bald eagles – Scuppernong, NC
Year around, the Scuppernong River, North Carolina, has 5 things holding your attention. 1) In the winter, hundreds of waterfowlRead more.
Paddle in FL without leaving NC – New Bern, NC
The perfect half-day paddle trip, with ample time to float, fish, bird watch, and still meet up with friends orRead more.
Hidden beach, platforms, & ice cream – Little Washington, NC
A hidden beach on the south side of the Tar-Pamlico River’s Castle Island is just a short, one-mile paddle fromRead more.
Cool Fun on the Coast – 3 Lighthouse Paddle Trips
Travel the major freeways of NC this summer and you’ll likely spy a billboard or three showing the iconic OBXRead more.
A Lighthouse Paddle – Cape Lookout National Seashore
The vast water of Back Bay spreads out before you. In the far southern distance, a black and white spireRead more.
Devil’s Gut, Roanoke River – Jamesville, NC
The full moon reflects on the still backwater of Roanoke River’s Devil’s Gut – bats hunt insects, barred owls call.Read more.
Hammocks Beach State Park – Paddle to Bear Island – Atlantic Beach, NC
You don’t expect an amazing white-sand beach to be empty at the height of the summer. But this is exactlyRead more.
Tar River Paddler’s Guide – Greenville, NC
For over its 200 mile course, the Tar River’s banks remain undeveloped. The 4 mile section in Greenville is no exception.Read more.