Wicomico Recreation Introduces River Otter Paddle Excursions

Wicomico Recreation is proud to introduce River Otter Paddle Excursions (R.O.P.E.), American Canoe Association guided eco-tours throughout Wicomico County. These excursions are great opportunities for individuals, couples, families, organizations or corporate groups of all skill levels to spend a day outdoors exploring Wicomico County’s waterways. Four different excursions are available this summer/fall and each includes a guided tour, meal and bus transportation (if necessary). Both canoes and kayaks are available for the tours; participants may indicate their preference upon registration.

Tyaskin Sunset Eco Tour

Launch from Tyaskin Park for a romantic, calm paddle through the Nanticoke River. As the sun sets on the water, head back ashore to continue your night at Boonies Burgers, Beer & Bait.

Location (Start/End): Tyaskin Park

Duration: 2.5-3 Hours

Price: $45 Per Participant

Dates/Times: Aug. 8 at 5 p.m., Sept. 5 at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 3 at 4 p.m.

Kayak Eco Tour

Begin at Roaring Point and paddle the Nanticoke River, stopping at several secluded beaches until you reach Cedar Hill Marina & Park, After lunch from Boonies, participate in crabbing and oystering or explore the park’s trails and playgrounds.

Location (Start/End): Roaring Point / Cedar Hill

Duration: 5-6 Hours

Price: $65 Per Participant

Dates/Times: Aug. 15, Sept. 12, Oct. 10; Bus leaves at 10:30 a.m. from Cedar Hill Marina & Park.

Wicomico Amazon

Wind your way through the “Amazon” of Wicomico County on Leonard’s Mill Pond as our guides unlock its ecosystems and the wildlife who call them home. Lunch from Café Sun Perks will be provided. Location (Start/End): Leonard’s Mill Park

Duration: 3-4 Hours

Price: $35 Per Participant

Dates/Times: Aug. 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.

Paddle Back in Time

Launch from Pemberton Historical Park and explore the shores of Salisbury’s founding fathers along the Wicomico River. End with lunch at Café Sun Perks.

Location (Start/End): Pemberton Park / Café Sun Perks

Duration: 3-4 Hours

Price: $55 Per Participant

Dates/Times: Aug. 29, Sept. 26, Oct. 24; Bus leaves at 9:30 a.m. from Café Sun Perks.

Registration is available online at www.PembertonPark.org or in person at the WY&CC Box Office (M-F, 9am-6pm). For more information about R.O.P.E., contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900 x108 or aswiger@wicomicocounty.org.

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