EXPLORE THE YORK!
York River State Park two years ago. This quirky tradition of sailors in the Annapolis, MD area was a great way to start the Canoe & Kayak Season and the first guided paddling trip of the year. Last year’s cold weather kept people away from the water.
Brad Thomas and John Gresham at the inaugural Sock Burning
We will not let one bad year kill our new tradition!
Get your gear ready and an old, worn, and ugly pair of socks prepared for the fire. The Burning of the Socks will be held on Saturday, April 12th with the festivities beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Our I Wanna Burn My Socks.” And we will offer our cotton, wool, and natural fiber hosiery to the fire pit.
The first paddle of the season at York River State Park
This year, we are asking participants to bring an unopened pack or pair of socks to the event as well as we will donate them to the Historic Triangle Community Services Center. Burning socks may be fun and games. But, there are many people in the Williamsburg area who need a helping hand. Non-perishable food items are also welcome.
Guided paddles on Taskinas Creek on Saturdays
Guest are welcome to rent our canoes and kayaks (please call 757-566-3036 for reservations), or bring your own watercraft.
Please note that our canoe dock on Taskinas Creek is at the bottom of a steep hill. For the comfort and safety of our guest, we will not lead a trip unless the water and air temperatures add up to 120 degrees.Hypothermiais still a danger in the early spring. Capsizes, though rare, can happen. In case of cold temperatures or foul weather, we will hold this event on the following Saturday, April 19th.
Explore the York River
Directions to York River State Park: From I-64, take the Croaker Exit 231B. Go north on Route 607 (Croaker Rd.) for one mile, then right on Route 606 (Riverview Rd.) about one and a half miles to the park entrance. Take a left turn into the park.