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Hillsboro Landing on the Tuckahoe River

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I brought the YMCA’s kayak club to Hillsboro Landing on August 14.  We launched in the town of Hillsboro and paddled upstream into Tuckahoe State Park.  I’ve paddled this stretch of the river several times, but it is still one of my favorite spots in the area because the scenery is drastically different from most of the other landings in the county.  As you head upstream, the river gets more and more narrow, with more and more fallen trees to maneuver around.  I believe the park system maintains the water trail because there are various trees that have been cut through and spray painted bright orange to help you navigate and stay on course.

Here’s the path we took:


I wonder if she said yes…

Navigating tight spots around downed trees










No one was brave enough to play on this old rope swing


One thought on “Hillsboro Landing on the Tuckahoe River

  1. I don’t remember seeing a rope swing up there. I’m sure I would have tried it had I seen it before…

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