From the Field

The Ghost Fleet at Mallows Bay

Located just 30 miles from Washington, D.C., Mallows Bay contains the largest collection of historic shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere. These shipwrecks have inspired explorers, writers, and conservationists to explore and experience this unique place and share the history.

September 15, 2016

Suggested Trip

It’s all great at Great Falls

There is more than one way to see Great Falls and the great fall colors that encompass this natural marvel on the Potomac River.

September 5, 2016

Suggested Trip

Turning kayakers into happy campers

Ralph Heimlich is a kayaker and Chesapeake Bay enthusiast who hates to put down his paddle. So when the cold days of the new year stall his watery sojourns, Heimlich does the next best thing: He plans paddle trips for spring.

February 22, 2016

From the Field

Paddle In to Westmoreland

Go with Ranger Lina to Westmoreland State Park as she visits with the all female crew of Virginia’s Youth Conservation Corps. The young women are building campsites that will give paddlers a place to pull over and spend the night on the shores of the Potomac River.

August 6, 2015