AMC's Quiet Water Mid-Atlantic: AMC's Canoe And Kayak Guide To The Best Ponds, Lakes, And Easy Rivers, from Pennsylvania to Virginia

AMC's Quiet Water Mid-Atlantic: AMC's Canoe And Kayak Guide To The Best Ponds, Lakes, And Easy Rivers, from Pennsylvania to Virginia

by Rachel Cooper

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628420876
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date: 07/08/2018
Sales rank: 584,738
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Rachel Cooper

Rachel Cooper is a freelance writer and author with extensive knowledge of Washington, D.C., and the Mid-Atlantic region. She has written two books and thousands of travel articles for local and regional publications. Rachel especially enjoys kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, biking, and skiing.

Table of Contents

Locator Map iii

At-a-Glance Trip Planner viii

Acknowledgments xviii

Preface xx

Introduction xxi

How to Use This Book xxxiii

Stewardship and Conservation xxxv

Section 1 New Jersey

1 Lake Nummy and East Creek Pond: Belleplain State Forest 3

2 Lake Lenape and Great Egg Harbor River 7

3 Union Lake 11

4 Mullica River 14

5 Cooper River Lake and Newton Lake 18

6 Rancocas Creek 22

7 Lakes Carasaljo and Shenandoah 26

8 Lake Mercer 30

9 Farrington Lake 34

10 Spruce Run Reservoir 38

11 Splitrock Reservoir 41

12 Appalachian Mountain Club's Mohican Outdoor Center: Catfish Pond 45

13 Wawayanda Lake 48

Section 2 Pennsylvania

14 Beltzville Lake 53

15 Lake Nockamixon 56

16 Blue Marsh Lake 62

17 Lake Luxembourg: Core Creek Park 66

18 Marsh Creek Reservoir 70

19 Susquehanna River: Conowingo Reservoir and Lake Aldred 73

20 Pinchot Lake: Gifford Pinchot State Park 79

Section 3 Delaware

21 Lums Pond 84

22 Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge 87

23 Trap Pond 94

24 Brandywine Creek 98

25 Killens Pond 101

Section 4 Maryland

26 Mallows Bay 106

27 Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge 112

28 Little Seneca Lake: Black Hill Regional Park 116

29 Piscataway Creek 120

30 Spa Creek 125

31 Deep Creek Lake 129

32 Savage River Reservoir: Big Run State Park 132

33 Sinepuxent Bay: Assateague Island National Seashore 136

34 Mattawoman Creek 140

35 Tuckahoe Creek 144

36 Potomac River and Seneca Creek: Riley's Lock 147

37 Corker's Creek: Pocomoke River State Park 151

38 Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge 157

39 Piney Run Reservoir 161

40 Daugherty Creek: Janes Island State Park 164

41 Dundee Creek 168

Section 5 Washington, D.C.

42 Potomac River: Key Bridge and Georgetown 173

43 Potomac River: Fletcher's Boathouse 179

44 Anacostia River: Anacostia Park 183

45 Anacostia River: Bladensburg Waterfront Park 187

Section 6 Virginia

46 Shenandoah River: North Fork 193

47 Occoquan Reservoir 197

48 Powell's Creek: Leesylvania State Park 201

49 Pohick Bay 205

50 Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve 209

51 Rappahannock River 213

52 Diascund Creek Reservoir 216

53 Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge 220

54 Potomac River: Algonkian Regional Park 224

55 Lake Drummond: Great Dismal Swamp 228

56 First Landing State Park 233

57 Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge 236

58 John H. Kerr Reservoir: Occoneechee State Park 240

59 Lake Anna 244

60 Lake Moomaw 247

Nature Essays

Pine Barrens Tree Frog 18

Muskrat 33

Snowy Egret 60

National Wildlife Refuge System 91

Bald Eagle 110

Osprey 124

Chesapeake Bay Watershed 155

Potomac River Basin 177

Appendix A Campgrounds 252

Appendix B Further Reading 262

Appendix C Other Resources 264

Appendix D Launch Permits by State 269

List of Waterways 271

About the Author 274

AMC's Delaware Valley Chapter 275

Amc Book Updates 276

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