Critters at the Water's Edge

What to expect
  • Leave behind the bustling city and head to Piscataway Creek for some fresh air, mild exercise, and a much-needed dose of nature
  • Discover the local wildlife of the Potomac River and learn how to identify critters like crayfish and damselfly nymphs
  • Begin your adventure with a brief orientation session, including safety discussion
  • Indulge in a short and sweet kayaking adventure with your friends and family
If you like getting your feet wet, this adventure is for you!

You'll begin your adventure with a brief orientation, including a safety discussion, land lesson, and a primer on how to figure out where you are in the watershed. Then, you're off to explore!

You'll enjoy the soft breeze of the Piscataway Creek and the overall calm of the Potomac River, a welcome break from the bustle of the city.

You'll also discover the exciting variety of local wildlife. There will be an array of birds, including bald eagles, osprey, and great blue herons. You'll also see many different edible and medicinal plants! Once you're on land, you'll explore the various critters on the beach! You can even get out nets to comb the waters!

After your beach exploration, you'll kayak back to the nature center for a brief wrap-up activity, during which you'll have time to munch on a snack you've brought from home.

Come indulge in some adventure to spruce up your week!

Note: Party of 6 minimum. No experience necessary. All equipment is included

This tour is tide-dependent, so we have selected dates and times accordingly.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and have a release completed and signed by a parent/guardian. Children under 12 years old must be in a tandem with an adult. Minimum age is 5 years.
Key Highlights
Price $60.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2.5 hours
# Sessions 1
If you cancel a tour or class with at least 48 hours' notice, you will receive a 100% credit toward any future trip. Cancellation for any reason with less than 5 days' notice will forfeit your trip fee. If Atlantic Kayak Company must cancel a trip for any reason, we will give you full credit toward any future tour or class.

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