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Technology offers 'hidden gems' to paddlers on Maryland water trail

Technology offers 'hidden gems' to paddlers on Maryland water trail

Chuck McMillin reckons he uses the Magothy River more than almost anybody else.

The avid kayaker has been exploring the 67 miles of shoreline for more than a decade. But even he learned about new spots after the Magothy River Association recently launched an online water trail guide.

The map denotes 30 points of interest along the trail, as well as “hidden gems” that may ordinarily be obstructed from view. Seventeen accompanying videos on the association’s website give visitors facts and tips on how to access these spots.

McMillin, who organizes kayak trips, said one of those videos taught him how to get...

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