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The Upper Potomac

The Upper Potomac ranges from Harpers Ferry to the North Branch. The region is characterized by ridges and valleys and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The C&O Canal follows the Maryland side of the river to Cumberland. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

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Mount Vernon to Reagan Airport

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Antietam Creek

Antietam Creek Near Sharpsburg MD

Battle of Antietam

Bavarian Inn

Berkeley County, WV

Berkeley Springs WV

Big Pool

Big Slackwater Boat Ramp

Big Woods Hiker Biker Campsite

Blue Moon Cafe

C&O Bicycle

C&O Canal Headquarters

Cacapon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon River

Conococheague Creek at Fairview MD

CSX Magnolia Bridges

CSX Railroad Bridge, Berkeley County, WV

Cumberland Valley Hiker Biker Campsite

Dam No. 3

Dam No. 4

Dam No. 5

Dargan Bend Boat Ramp

Desert Rose Cafe

Devils Alley Hiker Biker Campsite

Falling Waters Campsite

Ferry Hill Plantation

Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp

Fort Frederick State Park

Fort Frederick State Park Campground/Boat Ramp

Four Locks

Four Locks Boat Ramp

Great Cacapon WV

Green Ridge State Forest

Green Ridge State Forest Boat Ramp

Green Ridge/Town Creek

Hagerstown

Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum

Hampshire County

Hancock

Hancock Little Tonoloway Boat Ramp

Horseshoe Bend Hiker Biker Campsite

House Falls Canal

Huckleberry Hill Hiker Biker Campsite

I-81 Bridge

Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area

Indian Springs WMA Boat Ramp

Indigo Neck Hiker Biker Campsite

Indigo Tunnel

James Rumsey Monument

Jordan Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Kessler Tunnel

Killiansburg Cave Hiker Biker Campsite

Leopards Mill Hiker Biker Campsite

Licking Creek Aqueduct Hiker Biker Campsite

Little Orleans/Bills Place

Little Pool Hiker Biker Campsite

Lobstermans Memorial

Lockhouse 49

Lost Dog Coffee

Martinsburg

McCoys Ferry Boat Ramp

McMahons Mill

Md. 51 Bridge Near Paw Paw, WV

Mecklenburg Inn

Morgan County

Mountain Lock 37

New Rumsey Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV

Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV

North Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite

Nutters Ice Cream

Opequon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Orleans Cross Roads

Packhorse Ford

Paw Paw Access

Paw Paw Tunnel

Paw Paw, WV

Potomac Forks

Potomac River at Hancock MD

Potomac River at Paw Paw WV

Prathers Neck Wildlife Management Area

Purslane Run Hiker Biker Campsite

Riverrun B and B

Round Top Cement Mill

Sandy Hook Access

Shaharazade Restaurant & Tea Room

Sharpsburg, MD

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown

Shepherdstown Access

Sideling Hill Creek Near Bellegrove MD

Sideling Hill Cut of I-68

Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area

Sleepy Creek Lake

Snyders Landing Boat Ramp

Sorrel Ridge Hiker Biker Campsite

Stickpile Hill Hiker Biker Campsite

Stickpile Tunnel and Green Ridge

Stone Soup Bistro

Taylors Landing Boat Ramp

Thomas Shepherd Inn

Tonoloway Creek Near Hancock

Town Creek Hiker Biker Campsite

U.S. 11 Bridge at Williamsport,MD

U.S. 522 Bridge at Hancock, MD

Washington County

Weavers Restaurant

Western Maryland Rail Trail

Western Maryland Rail Trail at Pearre

Western Maryland Railway 1st Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 2nd Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 3rd Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 4th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 5th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 6th Crossing

Western Maryland/CSX Bridge at Cherry Run

White Rock Hiker Biker Campsite

Williamsport

Williamsport Boat Ramp

Woodmont Natural Resource Management Area

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 Upper Potomac

The Upper Potomac ranges from Harpers Ferry to the North Branch. The region is characterized by ridges and valleys and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The C&O Canal follows the Maryland side of the river to Cumberland. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

Antietam Creek

Antietam Creek Near Sharpsburg MD

Battle of Antietam

Bavarian Inn

Berkeley County, WV

Berkeley Springs WV

Big Pool

Big Slackwater Boat Ramp

Big Woods Hiker Biker Campsite

Blue Moon Cafe

C&O Bicycle

C&O Canal Headquarters

Cacapon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon River

Conococheague Creek at Fairview MD

CSX Magnolia Bridges

CSX Railroad Bridge, Berkeley County, WV

Cumberland Valley Hiker Biker Campsite

Dam No. 3

Dam No. 4

Dam No. 5

Dargan Bend Boat Ramp

Desert Rose Cafe

Devils Alley Hiker Biker Campsite

Falling Waters Campsite

Ferry Hill Plantation

Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp

Fort Frederick State Park

Fort Frederick State Park Campground/Boat Ramp

Four Locks

Four Locks Boat Ramp

Great Cacapon WV

Green Ridge State Forest

Green Ridge State Forest Boat Ramp

Green Ridge/Town Creek

Hagerstown

Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum

Hampshire County

Hancock

Hancock Little Tonoloway Boat Ramp

Horseshoe Bend Hiker Biker Campsite

House Falls Canal

Huckleberry Hill Hiker Biker Campsite

I-81 Bridge

Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area

Indian Springs WMA Boat Ramp

Indigo Neck Hiker Biker Campsite

Indigo Tunnel

James Rumsey Monument

Jordan Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Kessler Tunnel

Killiansburg Cave Hiker Biker Campsite

Leopards Mill Hiker Biker Campsite

Licking Creek Aqueduct Hiker Biker Campsite

Little Orleans/Bills Place

Little Pool Hiker Biker Campsite

Lobstermans Memorial

Lockhouse 49

Lost Dog Coffee

Martinsburg

McCoys Ferry Boat Ramp

McMahons Mill

Md. 51 Bridge Near Paw Paw, WV

Mecklenburg Inn

Morgan County

Mountain Lock 37

New Rumsey Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV

Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV

North Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite

Nutters Ice Cream

Opequon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite

Orleans Cross Roads

Packhorse Ford

Paw Paw Access

Paw Paw Tunnel

Paw Paw, WV

Potomac Forks

Potomac River at Hancock MD

Potomac River at Paw Paw WV

Prathers Neck Wildlife Management Area

Purslane Run Hiker Biker Campsite

Riverrun B and B

Round Top Cement Mill

Sandy Hook Access

Shaharazade Restaurant & Tea Room

Sharpsburg, MD

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown

Shepherdstown Access

Sideling Hill Creek Near Bellegrove MD

Sideling Hill Cut of I-68

Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area

Sleepy Creek Lake

Snyders Landing Boat Ramp

Sorrel Ridge Hiker Biker Campsite

Stickpile Hill Hiker Biker Campsite

Stickpile Tunnel and Green Ridge

Stone Soup Bistro

Taylors Landing Boat Ramp

Thomas Shepherd Inn

Tonoloway Creek Near Hancock

Town Creek Hiker Biker Campsite

U.S. 11 Bridge at Williamsport,MD

U.S. 522 Bridge at Hancock, MD

Washington County

Weavers Restaurant

Western Maryland Rail Trail

Western Maryland Rail Trail at Pearre

Western Maryland Railway 1st Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 2nd Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 3rd Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 4th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 5th Crossing

Western Maryland Railway 6th Crossing

Western Maryland/CSX Bridge at Cherry Run

White Rock Hiker Biker Campsite

Williamsport

Williamsport Boat Ramp

Woodmont Natural Resource Management Area