Paddle the Miles River, San Domingo Creek with CBMM


The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be hosting guided kayak paddles in August and October, with the public invited to participate.

The first paddle is scheduled for 7:30–9:30pm Friday, Aug. 24, with participants invited to take part in an evening paddle under the moonlight along the Miles River. Participants are invited to bring their own kayaks, or rent one from CBMM, and should bring a headlamp and something to drink.

The cost for this paddle is $20 for those bringing their own kayak, or $35 for those needing to rent one, with a 20% discount for CBMM members.Participants will meet at the Oak Creek Bridge boat launch.

The final paddle will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9am–1pm. Shipyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn and Lead Educator Matt Engel will be leading a guided paddle along the San Domingo Creek and around the Hambleton Islands, concluding with a tasting at Lyon Distilling Co. Paddlers should bring sunscreen, a lunch, and something to drink.

The cost for the October paddle is $35 for those bringing their own kayak, or $75 for those needing to rent one from CBMM, with an additional 20% discount for CBMM. Participants will meet at the W. Chew Street boat launch in St. Michaels.

Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed at To learn more about these and other Shipyard programs, visit

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