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The at times difficult stretch of lower Columbia River from Brownsmead to Astoria that is replete with islands, big tides, and a navigation around Tongue Point is highlighted in the New York Times May 16 Sunday Travel Section. The Times notes that the Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership has water trail maps on the Water Trail Web site and warns paddlers about the Columbia River Bar using its well know moniker, Graveyard of the Pacific. Other rivers profiled include the Connecticut River, the Milwaukee River, and the Rio Grande. Check out the NY Times Article.
VIA Magazine, AAA Traveler's Companion Magazine profiles the Lower Columbia River Water Trail with a cover story in the May Issue of the Oregon/Idaho and California/Nevada/Utah editions. The story describes Cahill's journey down the river with the Estuary Partnership's Deputy Director Chris Hathaway and highlights parks and rental outfits that make accessing the trail easy. Check Out the Article!

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