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Potomac Estuary

Between the Harry Nice Bridge (U.S. 301) and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (I-495), the Potomac is full of opportunities for recreation. Although mostly freshwater, the river has all of the characteristics of Chesapeake Bay. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

Aquia Harbour Marina
Bass Fishing Tournaments
Belmont Bay
Caledon State Area
Chapel Point State Park
Chapman State Park
Charles County
Chicamuxen Wildlife Management Area
Chotank Creek
Crain Memorial Welcome Center
Doncaster State Forest
Douglas Point/Nanjemoy Natural Resources Management Area
Dumfries, VA
Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge
Fairfax County
Fort Belvoir
Fort Washington Marina Boat Ramp
Friendship Farm Park
Friendship Landing Boat Ramp
Goose Bay Marina
Grist Mill Historical State Park
Gunston Hall
Hampton's Landing Marina
Hoffmasters Marina Inc
Hope Springs Marina
Indian Head
Indian Head Rail Trail
Lake Ridge Park Golf and Marina
LaPlata
Leesylvania Park Boat Ramp
Leesylvania State Park
Lower Cedar Point Light
Madigan's Waterfront
Mallows Bay
Mason Neck
Mason Neck State Park
Mattawoman Creek Near Pomonkey MD
Mattawoman Natural Environment Area
Mattingly Park Boat Ramp
Meadowood Farm
Nanjemoy Creek
Nanjemoy Sanctuary
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Occoquan
Occoquan Regional Park Boat Ramp
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Occoquan Mill House Museum
Occoquan Regional Park
Pancho Villa Mexican Restaurant
Pirates Den Restaurant
Pohick Bay Regional Park
Pohick Bay Regional Park Boat Ramp
Pohick Episcopal Church
Port Tobacco
Port Tobacco Marina
Potomac Point Winery
Prince George's County
Prince William County
Prince William Forest Park
Purse State Park
Quantico
Route of John Wilkes Booth
Ruth B. Swann Memorial Park
Smallwood State Park
Smallwood State Park Boat Ramp
St. Ignatius Church at Chapel Point
Stafford County
Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Tim's II At Fairview
Tim's Rivershore Restaurant
Tyme and Tyde Marina
Waugh Point Marina
Willow Landing Marina
Woodlawn Plantation
Zekiah Swamp