Ghosts of the Potomac: Mallow's Bay Kayak Tour

6:00am9:30am PST

$105 for REI Members

$135 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 12 people

Gain a fresh perspective on a beloved local treasure with this mellow kayak tour of Mallow's Bay. Mallow's Bay on the Potomac River is host to the largest fleet of shipwrecks in North America. These wrecks have grown new life as native plants have grown new roots atop them and formed a unique ecology unlike anyplace else. Ideal for anyone - no prior paddling experience required - you can hone your kayaking skills while exploring the Potomac's most idyllic hidden nooks. Learn all about the surrounding ecosystem, and maybe even catch a glimpse of an osprey, a great blue heron, or even a bald eagle. We can't wait to paddle with you!

  • Explore a historical site by kayak
  • Practice paddling skills in a supervised environment
  • Learn about the history and ecology of Mallow's Bay
  • Paddling equipment provided

What to bring with you


If you feel your guide(s) did an outstanding job, a suggested gratuity is 10-20% of the event price. We recommend having cash on hand; credit cards cannot be accepted. Contact us at 425-300-3017 or