Category: Places To Kayak In Virginia

Places To Kayak In Virginia

These are few of our favorite places to paddle in Virginia.

trip - urbanna creek / rappahannock river

TRIP – Urbanna Creek / Rappahannock River

One of my favorite places in Virginia – Urbanna! I have had a boat here for most of my life and always enjoy sailing, swimming or paddling in “the creek”. Urbanna Creek leads down from Saluda into town and out to the Rappahannock River about 8 miles up from the Chesapeake Bay. This area is of course tidal salt water, but the...

kayak trip: mill creek boat landing rappahannock river

Kayak Trip: Mill Creek Boat Landing Rappahannock River

Two-Hour Paddle Around Parrott Island at the mouth of Mill Creek on the Rappahannock River Wake VA on the Rappahannock River has the only public beach in Middlesex County. There is a boat landing just a bit upriver from the beach, but I had heard it was silted in and unusable. The ramp is on Mill Creek, so I decided to take...

trip - mattaponi river / york river

TRIP – Mattaponi River / York River

The little town of West Point sits in the “V” where the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers join to form the York River. The water is brackish here, and becomes tidal salt-water in the York. This public boat landing has a very large parking area – both for cars/trucks with trailers – and without. Parking should not be a problem on weekends and...

trip - chickohominy lake - eagles landing

TRIP – Chickohominy Lake – Eagles Landing

My good friend – and expert fishing guide – Art Conway suggested that I try Eagles Landing on Chickohominy Lake for the maiden voyage of my newest kayak. He wasn’t wrong! The lake is a short 20 minute drive from Richmond, just below Providence Forge on Route 60. The lake is also near Lenexa and is a short drive from Williamsburg. Eagles...