A blog about life in Summerton, S.C., and the surrounding Santee Cooper Lake Country, i.e. Lakes Marion and Moultrie.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Ecotourism: Canoeing and Kayaking Around Summerton, Santee, and Lake Marion, S.C.
you visit theSummertonarea
will find many waterways to explore in your canoe or kayak, e.g.
rivers, creeks, islands, swamps. The area is attracting kayakers
from across the U.S. in ever greater numbers as
ecotourism in the country continues to grow.
a paddle sport in which you kneel or sit facing forward in an
open or closed-decked canoe, and propel yourself with a
single-bladed paddle. Canoeing was once the primary mode of
long-distance transportation throughout much of North America.
the use of a kayak for travelling across bodies of water. It is
the sitting position of the paddler and the number of blades on
the paddle. In a kayak the paddler faces forward, legs in front,
using a double-bladed paddle. Most kayaks also have closed decks.
bodies of water to explore in this region near
Summerton, Santee and Lake Marion