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Common Waters, Common Ground

Common Waters, Common Ground

For the past week, 300 people from diverse walks of life—liberals and conservatives, black and white, young and old, rich and poor, gay and straight—had endured common trials and celebrated common[...]

Everglades National Park, Florida

Everglades National Park, Florida

By Larry Rice EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, FLORIDA: No introduction is needed for this sprawling park at the tip of Florida-it is one of the flattest, most visited, most studied, most threatened units in[...]

Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia

Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia

By Larry Rice OKEFENOKEE SWAMP, GEORGIA: Covering approximately 680 square miles of southeastern Georgia and a corner of Florida, the Okefenokee Swamp is one of the oldest and most primitive swamps in[...]

Great Dismal Swamp, Virginia

Great Dismal Swamp, Virginia

By Larry Rice GREAT DISMAL SWAMP, VIRGINIA: Seen from the air during the summer, the Great Dismal Swamp in southeast Virginia is a sea of green forest, broken only by a shallow lake and a few man-made[...]

Mingo Swamp, Missouri

Mingo Swamp, Missouri

By Larry Rice MINGO SWAMP, MISSOURI: Deep in the boot-heel country of southeast Missouri, just 80 miles south of St. Louis and 40 miles west of the Mississippi River, is a sprawling depression ringed [...]

Big Thicket, Texas

Big Thicket, Texas

By Larry Rice BIG THICKET, TEXAS: Located in eastern Texas, not far from the Gulf of Mexico and near the Louisiana line, is a hodgepodge of junglelike rivers, blackwater bayous, swamps, and savannas c[...]

How to Repair Your Kayak on the River

How to Repair Your Kayak on the River

At 14 years old, Sage Donnelly has already made quite the name for herself in the paddling world. She regularly wins slalom races, competes in Class V creeking competitions (she took second at this ye[...]

Jackson Karma RG

Jackson Karma RG

Jackson Karma RG L: 11’10”; W: 25”; 94 gals., 58 lbs. ($1,299, jacksonkayak.com) The “RG” in this crossover’s name is intentionally ambiguous. It can stand for Rock Gardener—think big-wa[...]

Pyranha Fusion

Pyranha Fusion

Pyranha Fusion L: 10’3”; W: 26”; 81 gals., 46 lbs., also available in S and M ($999, pyranha.com) “Sometimes this feels like a big Burn!” exclaimed one happy Class V boater, and fan of Pyran[...]

Field Tested: 4 Expedition-Worthy Crossover Kayaks

Field Tested: 4 Expedition-Worthy Crossover Kayaks

Words: Joe Jackson Photos: Aaron Schmidt The Wild and Scenic stretch of Oregon’s Lower Rogue could well be defined as a crossover river. Ambling miles of emerald Class II punctuated with whoop-worth[...]