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    From the Field: The Ghost Fleet at Mallows Bay

    Located just 30 miles from Washington, D.C., Mallows Bay contains the largest collection of historic shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere. These shipwrecks have inspired explorers, writers, and conservationists to explore and experience this unique place and share the history.

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    Off The Beaten Path: Paddling on the Sassafrass River shows off the Bay that was

    If Capt. John Smith could come back to retrace his Chesapeake journeys in the early 1600s, he might find portions of Foreman Creek much as he saw it four centuries ago. On this murky tributary of the Sassafras River, trees hug the shores, and lush green beds of wild rice blanket the shallows.

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    In-Depth: On the Nanticoke with Outward Bound

    By the end of the eight-day Outward Bound program, the students paddled almost 40 miles of the Nanticoke River, camped at six different locations, and learned how to read navigational maps and live without the usual comforts of home.

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    Suggested Trip: It’s all great at Great Falls

    There is more than one way to see Great Falls and the great fall colors that encompass this natural marvel on the Potomac River.

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    Off The Beaten Path: Alone among ‘The Ancients’

    Bald cypress lure Nanticoke paddlers into the past and offers a memorable respite from the increasingly domesticated Chesapeake watershed.

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    Enjoy a day of family fun on the Tuckahoe Challenge Course's rock wall, tube net, zip line, giant swing, and pamper pole.

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