Blackwater Refuge is home to the Bald and Golden eagles, osprey, herring, hawks, and wide array of other wild life of the waterway’s and marshes. Our new location is in the refuge at 2524 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge MD. 21613!
BPPA offers guided bike, kayak and nature hiking tours for your enjoyment during your stay in “Chesapeake Country”. Local native guides offer you insight in to the ways and culture of their beautiful home, Dorchester County. They will escort you to experience some of our local treasures. These tours are geared for the novice hiker, paddlers and peddlers. They are leisurely trips for your entire group! Although places we visit will be alluring to children’s curiosity, we would not want them to venture into trouble therefore BPPA trusts that you are the best guide to decide weather your child is age appropriate.
PLEASE CALL FOR RESERVATIONS AND PRICING – 410-901-9255.
Our bike tours include your Trek 7100 bike, helmet, bottled water and guides. Children are welcome but must be closely supervised. Thank you for consideration in this matter. We offer child’s seats, pull behinds and tag-a-longs for those who cannot pedal themselves.
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS WE WILL BE TRAVELING TO BROOKS BARREL COMPANY.
Brooks is one of the last remaining slack barrel cooperages in the nation. You will see the same hand operated machines used in that time-honored tradition of days gone by. For more information please see: www.brooksbarrel.com
Tours depart from the Hyatt Regency Marina @ 9:00 am and return by approximately 12:00 pm.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS WE WILL BE TRAVELING TO THE JM CLAYTON COMPANY.
Founded in 1890 by Caption John Morgan Clayton is still operated today by the same family. Brothers, Jack, Bill & Joe are the 4th generation and now Clay, 1st of the 5th generation currently operate Clayton’s seafood and are very proud of their heritage and can’t wait to greet you. For more information about Claytons see: www.jmclayton.com
Bike tours depart from the Hyatt Regency Marina @ 9:00 am and return by approximately12:00 pm.
Our kayak tours include your Wilderness Systems kayak, Bending Branches paddle, PFD, binoculars, bottled water and guide. We will explore the Choptank River and Shoal Creek, searching for wildlife. Dorchester County hosts the largest concentration of Bald eagles on the East Coast next to the Florida Everglades and has a large population of the Maryland Diamondback Terrapin. Young children may get restless for this 2 hour tour so we will rely on your judgment of your children’s attention span. For more information on some wildlife you may observe on your trip please see: www.fws.gov/blackwater/
Tours are available Monday thru Saturday and depart from the BPPA @ the Hyatt beach twice daily 8:00 am and return approximately by 10:00 am, and 4:00 pm and return approximately by 6:00 pm.
Enjoy a walk through the Hyatt’s 18 acre wildlife refuge. Explore the land with a knowledgeable guide to look for birds, deer and other wildlife. Dorchester County has 250 species of resident birds and is located on the Atlantic migratory Flyway. The flyway enables us to observe many different kinds of birds and butterflies. This trip includes your guide, a bird guide and binoculars and lasts for approximately 2 hours.
Tour begins at the BPPA beach hut at 8:00a.m. and return by approximately 10:00a.m.