Canoeing and Kayaking

Experience Virginia's tidal waters and estuaries with kayak tours at York River State Park

Experience Virginia's tidal waters and estuaries with kayak tours at York River State Park

Under the distant twinkling lights of the Milky Way, kayakers and canoeists have the opportunity to experience the night sky like never before at York River State Park this August.

As part of its Pick your Paddle program, visitors can ply the waters of Taskinas Creek and the York River with cruises under the sun and under the moonlight, according to Park Ranger John Gresham.

The park offers paddling tours at all hours of the day for specific programs, Gresham said. Each tour will allow visitors to see the best of the river and the creek.

“It is a canoe or kayak trip along a brackish-water marsh, it’s not quite as hard pounding as whitewater rafting,” Gresham said. “The...

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