Welcome to Antietam
Creek Canoe. For
those new here; We are a unique Maryland Canoe, Kayak
& Tube, Livery in an Old Power Plant up here
on historic Antietam Creek.
We run trips, rent canoes kayaks and tubes, teach paddling In the Antietam
Creek and Seneca Creek areas of the Potomac; peddle Antiques when we're not
paddling and generally have a nice time. It's as fun and exciting up here as
it is historic and beautiful.
Bring the Kids & the dog!|
WYSIWYG - These are thumbs: Girl Scout tubing trip; our front yard put in for trips to Burnside Bridge, Potomac and Bermuda;
The wedding couple leaving for their honeymoon...REALLY!; Classic Poo; Devil's Backbone dam, the Park is Just on the upstream side of our bridge; fishing/trout;
Small Falls On the Creek below Middle Bridge very near McClellan's HQ...; Antietam Trip Leader ...nice form, color coordinated, great attitude.
In all we pretty much suffer a low hectic index.
Devil's Backbone Park open till dusk. For temporary parking etc. you can unload at
our gate apron and Park up on our hill. We'll shuttle you to the
take out. If we're not there call ...........takes us about 10 minutes to get from our house to DBB, put in. Bring a rod, permit,
wool socks and a sense
2015 - With luck by
Summer we'll be
living in/at The Power Plant most of the time....and We will be running Antietam and
Seneca canoe and kayak trips and classes
We run [by appointment and reservation] daily rentals, shuttles and trips from Devil's Backbone through Antietam Battlefield to Burnside Bridge and to the Potomac. We give instruction on River Safety, and run American Canoe Association [ACA] certification and skill courses as well as guided trips: canoe, kayak, tube. We leave Antietam Creek on request [rarely] and run trips/classes on Washington DC's waterfront, Seneca Creek [Violet's Lock & Riley's Lock Loops] Potomac: Taylor's Landing to Brunswick or venue of your choice. All services are initiated by email or phone appointment & confirmed by deposit. Short notice is possible for unguided trips and shuttles. Do Not rely on a phone message! Livery details here
This, the 1833 Charles Wilson / Delamere Bridge [variously called Booth's Mill Bridge, Devil's Backbone Bridge] is in our front yard and about 30 feet from our parking lot. Our put-in for the Creek's lower section is just at the left arch in the picture [click it for full size]. This is the bridge that Stonewall Jackson crossed en route to capture Harper's Ferry in 1862. Busy day that ! Lots and lots of history up here. http://bridges.marylandmemories.org/boothsMill.html ...
For the 2014 SEASON. We have 16 and 14 foot Mad River Explorer Canoes, solo Dagger Zydeco kayaks, odds and ends and a SHUTTLE BUS, a real honest to goodness magic school bus.!!!!! with new paint ....it can't be yellow. [Still not legal for the road] livery details are here
We are located near Boonsboro Maryland in the (work in process) 1st hydro-electric power plant in Washington County, at Devil's Backbone, where MD rt. 68 crosses the Creek. 19005 Lappans Road Boonsboro, MD 21713. Come on up, or down if that makes more sense...... and bring oatmeal cookies. It's a fun place, a pretty place with lots of history ; lots to do and see.......Click here for a map link or go to Area Info. for directions and more detail.
Send us an email if you
have questions, suggestions or find something we've done on
the tilt side of stupid - we're at email@example.com
Our hard line in Cool Hollow Before 9am and after 9pm.
is 301 302 7534. Our phone at the Mill for Spring 2014 is 240 447 0444 cell - please don't
rely on any voice mails.
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