Posts Tagged ‘kayaking’


June 13th, 2017test

10 Cool Spots for Family Fun

Summertime in Eastman: Family fun is around every curve and cove. The most difficult thing you’ll have to do is decide what to do first.

The lake, of course: Paddle, peddle, or sail one of the many watercraft available to rent at South Cove Activity Center. Practice your butterfly, sidestroke, or crawl. And don’t forget Lake Appreciation activities on Aug. 6.

Playgrounds: Take the little ones to slide, swing, or climb on playground equipment on the beaches at North, South, Continue reading...

July 21st, 2016test

Paddling Picks Outside of Eastman

From Leslie MosesPeaceful paddling _ Amy Hoffman
Long, hot summer days make the water the perfect place to spend your free time. There is a variety of nearby locations that offer a spectacular day of paddling. Each is within a two-hour drive, with a couple only 15 minutes from Eastman via Winding Wood Road in Spring Glen. Here are some of the old favorites of Eastman paddlers. Continue reading...
July 21st, 2016test

Rock the Boat!

By Leslie Moses
Recreation's Charlie Taber (left) assists Bill Platt in loading a kayak.

Recreation’s Charlie Taber (left) assists Bill Platt in loading a kayak.

If paddling around the same pond or lake has you going in circles and wanting a change of scenery, you may want to haul your boat off to different waters from time to time. There is an abundance of beautiful places to paddle in our area, but you need to be able to get you and your boat to the put-in.

Needless to say, a lighter Continue reading...
May 20th, 2014test

We got what we came for: Nordic skiing and kayaking within a month’s time!

Text and Photos by Judi Platt

April skiing at John's Glen

Skiing John’s Glen makes for a full day of beauty and exercise.

In our third winter at Eastman, we finally got what we came for—snow, and lots of it! After spending a few years looking at lake properties in the Carolinas, we bought at Eastman to cross-country ski (and kayak and hike and bike). Continue reading...