New Years Day - Dismal Swamp Canal, Lake Drummond




Happy New Years! Beautiful day, Beautiful Trip, only regret is that I didn't get my butt out of bed earlier so that I could explore more of the lake...

Date Launch Site Distance Photos
01/01/2005 Dismal Swamp Canal 10.00 25
Dismal Swamp Canal Feeder Ditch (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Dismal Swamp Canal Feeder Ditch, looking West towards lake Drummond


Lake Drummond Approach (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Approach to Lake Drummond, above the gauging station.


Lake Drummond approach (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Lake Drummond approach


Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
I am the only person on the lake, there is minimal wind, and the water is like glass


Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Looking across Lake Drummond, to the western shoreline about 2 miles away, with slight haze obscuring the shore


Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Looking North across Lake Drummond, to the Northeastern shoreline about a mile away, with slight haze obscuring the shore.


Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Heavily wooded Eastern shoreline of Lake Drummond


Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Heavily wooded Eastern shoreline of Lake Drummond


Lake Drummond Cypress (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
A large cypress on the Eastern shore of Lake Drummond


Lake Drummond Cypress Roots (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Root structure of a Cypress Tree on Lake Drummond


Lake Drummond Cypress (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Root structure of a Cypress Tree on Lake Drummond, with a collection of various mosses


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Cypress Tree on Lake Drummond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Lone cypress tree on lake Drummond


Lake Drummond exit (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
A view of the feeder ditch from Lake Drummond, the only indication is the yellow and black sign, hard to see at a distance, and even harder to see when the trees are green.


Aerial Map of Trip (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Aerial Map of Trip


Topo Map (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Topo Map




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