Exploring the Pokomoke Scenic River

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I came to explore and photograph the river but the battery in my DSLR was completely dead and I had to rely on my iPhone to document the trip. Regardless of the fact, photos cannot do justice to the beauty and magic of this place.

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– Barry, the owner of the Pocomoke River Canoe Company in Snow Hill, Maryland, dropped me off at the Porter’s Crossing Road bridge.

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– The river is famous for its bald cypress trees.

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– The upper portion of the river is narrow and shaded.

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– There is a lot of wildlife in and around this river. I spotted a pair of bald eagles nesting in the crown of this loblolly pine.

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– Obstacles along the way were part of the fun of this trip.

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– A swallowtail butterfly.

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– Slightly past the halfway point, I found a small beach for taking a break. There was a small, clear spring feeding the river here.

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– I spotted many painted turtles and banded water snakes along the way.

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– My trip ended back in Snow Hill at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company boathouse.

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