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Paddle Trips

Paddle one of our packaged trips along the Sassafras.
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Green Point Landing on Worton Creek

This landing features a mix of Native American and post-Revolutionary history nestled among the modern conveniences of marinas and boat launches.

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Explore Forested Shorelines at the Head of Still Pond Creek

Tucked away at the head of one of the Bay's smaller tributaries, this landing is another that offers a variety of options to paddlers of all kinds. Whether exploring the full reach of the creek, venturing to the mouth where the creek meets the Bay, or exploring old oyster middens that speak to the use of the land by Native Americans, explorers of all interests will find something intriguing at Still Pond.

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The British Encampments of Fairlee Creek Landing

A protected tributary whose mouth opens directly onto the upper Chesapeake, Fairlee Creek can offer a relaxing beginner's paddle or glorious views of the open Bay, depending on the preference of the paddler.

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Fredericktown and the Legend of Kitty Knight

A popular and busy marina area linked with rich local history makes the launch at Fredericktown a must-do for paddling enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

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A Silver Mine at Foxhole Landing

Located in a town named for the silver that was once mined there, Foxhole Landing iis its own kind of treasure to paddlers looking for a calm and quiet place tucked away in a small eastern shore town.

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Paddling is Better at Betterton Landing

In its heyday, Betterton Beach was a lively and idyllic resort town. Though much more tranquil today, Betterton still offers much in the way of recreation and even more opportunities to see the beauty of the Bay firsthand.

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Gateway to the Blooming American Lotus at Turners Creek Landing

Turners Creek is a very popular paddling locale, offering two miles of navigable water that is perfect for beginners, as well as  one of the best places on the eastern shore to see the American lotus in bloom.

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Paddle Notes

Trip ideas, how-to's, trip reports and more from the Sassafras.

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