Janes Island State Park offers six different kayaking trails, totaling over 30 miles, and we secured a
Moving up to Taylor Island, we found an older, funky campgound overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Our destination was the nearby Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. With 27,000 acres, the refuge offers plenty of biking and kayaking opportunities. Primarily, we spotted blue herons, white egrets, gulls, geese and ducks. One very cooperative bald eagle made several flights over our heads as we were biking, allowing some photo opportunities. Once again, by visiting off-season, we missed the hoards of birds that use this refuge as an important stop on their spring and fall migrations along the Atlantic Flyway, but it was still a beautiful area for our visit.