Ghosts of the Potomac: Fall Foliage Kayak Tour of Mallow's Bay

9:00am12:30pm Eastern Time
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$85 for REI Members

$105 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 12 people

Our favorite thing about fall? Heading out on the water to gain a fresh perspective on a beloved local treasure. Heading out on the water to enjoy autumn's brilliant colors, we'll paddle through a "ghost fleet" in the WWI-era ship graveyard at Mallow's Bay. This tour on the Potomac River delivers history surrounded by the unparalleled backdrop of fall's colors away from the heaviest crowds. Perfect for anyone with prior kayaking experience, we'll bring everything you need to reach Mallow's Bay's most picturesque spots, and share some paddling tips along the way. This is such a stunning season to be out on the water - hope you'll join us!

  • Explore a local wetland ecosystem by kayak
  • Practice kayaking skills over a longer distance
  • Get up close to migrating birds in their habitat. Take in the fall colors from the cockpit of a kayak
  • See WWI era shipwrecks
  • Paddling gear provided

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