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The North Branch

The source of the Potomac is generally considered to be the Fairfax Stone, located in Garrett County at the tip of Maryland's southwestern corner. The North Branch drains an historic valley that has recovered dramatically from the ravages of coal mining. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

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North Branch Potomac Sites

Abandoned Bridge at Bloomington, MD

Allegany County Fairgrounds Boat Ramp

Allegany County, MD

B&O Railroad Bloomington Viaduct

Battie Mixon's Fishing Hole

Bayard Bridge (closed)

Bayard, WV

Big Run Boat Ramp

C&O Canal Terminus

CSX Railroad Bridge at Oldtown, MD

CSX Railroad Bridge near Kitzmiller, MD

Cumberland

Cumberland Blue Bridge

Dans Mountain State Park

Dans Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Elk Garden, WV

Evitts Creek

Evitts Creek Hiker Biker Campsite

Fairfax Stone

Fairfield Inn Cumberland

Garrett County

Gary Yoder/Black Oak Boat Access

Georges Creek

Grant County

Great Allegheny Passage

Henry, WV

Holiday Inn Cumberland-Downtown

Iron Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite

Jennings Randolph Boat Ramp

Jennings Randolph Lake

Kempton

Kempton Bridge

Keyser, WV

Kitzmiller

Low Water Bridge at Oldtown, MD

Luke Mill

McCoole Boat Access

Md. 38 Bridge at Kitzmiller, MD

Md. 956 Bridge at Rocket Center, MD

Mineral County

New Creek

NewPage Bridge

North Branch at Barnum WV

North Branch at Cumberland

North Branch at Luke

North Branch Potomac River at Kitzmiller MD

North Branch Potomac River at Steyer MD

Oldtown

Pigmans Ferry Hiker Biker Campsite

Potomac Forks Hiker Biker Campsite

Potomac State College

Potomac State Forest

Queen City Creamery

Rocky Gap State Park

Rocky Gap State Park Boat Ramp

Savage River Reservoir

Savage River Reservoir South

Savage River State Forest

Spring Gap Boat Ramp

Stony River

Town Creek Near Oldtown MD

Treatment Plant Bridge at Westernport, Md.

U.S. 220 World War II Memorial Bridge at Keyser, WV

U.S. 50 Bridge at Gorman, MD

Warrior Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Western Maryland Railroad Bridges Near Dawson Md.

Western Maryland Railway 21st Railroad Bridge

Western Maryland Railway 7th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 8th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 9th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway Bridge Near Bloomington, MD

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Bridge

Westernport

Westernport Boat Ramp

Wills Creek Near Cumberland MD

Wilson Bridge at Wilson, MD

Wind Turbines

WV 28 Canal Parkway Bridge at Cumberland, MD

WV 46 Bridge at Westernport, MD

Potomac River Guide Interactive Maps

The Lower Potomac

The Potomac Estuary

Mount Vernon to Reagan Airport

Mall Area

Georgetown to Great Falls

Potomac Piedmont

Upper Potomac

The North Branch

Boat Ramps

Monitoring Sites

Bridges and Ferries

Cruises and Charters


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The North Branch

The source of the Potomac is generally considered to be the Fairfax Stone, located in Garrett County at the tip of Maryland's southwestern corner. The North Branch drains an historic valley that has recovered dramatically from the ravages of coal mining. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

Abandoned Bridge at Bloomington, MD

Allegany County Fairgrounds Boat Ramp

Allegany County, MD

B&O Railroad Bloomington Viaduct

Battie Mixon's Fishing Hole

Bayard Bridge (closed)

Bayard, WV

Big Run Boat Ramp

C&O Canal Terminus

CSX Railroad Bridge at Oldtown, MD

CSX Railroad Bridge near Kitzmiller, MD

Cumberland

Cumberland Blue Bridge

Dans Mountain State Park

Dans Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Elk Garden, WV

Evitts Creek

Evitts Creek Hiker Biker Campsite

Fairfax Stone

Fairfield Inn Cumberland

Garrett County

Gary Yoder/Black Oak Boat Access

Georges Creek

Grant County

Great Allegheny Passage

Henry, WV

Holiday Inn Cumberland-Downtown

Iron Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite

Jennings Randolph Boat Ramp

Jennings Randolph Lake

Kempton

Kempton Bridge

Keyser, WV

Kitzmiller

Low Water Bridge at Oldtown, MD

Luke Mill

McCoole Boat Access

Md. 38 Bridge at Kitzmiller, MD

Md. 956 Bridge at Rocket Center, MD

Mineral County

New Creek

NewPage Bridge

North Branch at Barnum WV

North Branch at Cumberland

North Branch at Luke

North Branch Potomac River at Kitzmiller MD

North Branch Potomac River at Steyer MD

Oldtown

Pigmans Ferry Hiker Biker Campsite

Potomac Forks Hiker Biker Campsite

Potomac State College

Potomac State Forest

Queen City Creamery

Rocky Gap State Park

Rocky Gap State Park Boat Ramp

Savage River Reservoir

Savage River Reservoir South

Savage River State Forest

Spring Gap Boat Ramp

Stony River

Town Creek Near Oldtown MD

Treatment Plant Bridge at Westernport, Md.

U.S. 220 World War II Memorial Bridge at Keyser, WV

U.S. 50 Bridge at Gorman, MD

Warrior Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Western Maryland Railroad Bridges Near Dawson Md.

Western Maryland Railway 21st Railroad Bridge

Western Maryland Railway 7th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 8th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 9th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway Bridge Near Bloomington, MD

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Bridge

Westernport

Westernport Boat Ramp

Wills Creek Near Cumberland MD

Wilson Bridge at Wilson, MD

Wind Turbines

WV 28 Canal Parkway Bridge at Cumberland, MD

WV 46 Bridge at Westernport, MD