The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Kayaking through History

Oct 23, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM


Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Cost $25 pp


Join MA Stephanie Sperling, an expert archaeologist from Prince George’s County Patuxent River Park, in a kayaking expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic times. Stephanie will share how these archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life along the Patuxent River.

The Patuxent River is a relatively slow-moving river, but paddlers must be able to propel the canoe or kayak through the water. Participants must be able to:
•    Independently participate in all activities while maintaining an appropriate and safe body position.
•    Manage all personal care and personal mobility independently.
•    Effectively communicate with leaders and other participants.
Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Bring plenty of water, lunch/snack, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, lunch/snack, and closed toed shoes that can get wet. Ages: 13 and older (under 18 with a parent). $25 per person. Current health guidelines will be required. To register go to  Activity Net #27350. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email