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This website was made possible by a collaborative effort between the Smith Island community and Delmarva Low Impact Tourism Experiences.

The Smith Island community appreciates each of the individuals and foundations who have lent their local knowledge, professional expertise and funding to the Smith Island Water Trails. With particular thanks to:

Chesapeake Bay Trust
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
Delmarva Low Impact Tourism Experiences
Sumner T. McKnight Foundation
University of Maryland, Rural Development Center
Town Creek Foundation

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For other outdoor experiences on the Delmarva Peninsula or for copies of the Smith Island Water Trails Paddlers Guide brochure, visit

Photographs by David Harp.