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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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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

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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.

Abells Wharf Boat Ramp
Aqua-Land Marina
Black Panther Historic Shipwreck Preserve
Bluhaven Piers
Breton Bay
Breton Bay/Camp Calvert Landing
Bushwood Wharf Boat Ramp
Captain Johns Crabhouse & Marina
Cather Marine
Chaptico Wharf Boat Ramp
Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy
Coan River Marina
Coles Point Plantation Marina
Colonial Beach
Colonial Beach Yacht Center
Coltons Point Marina
Dahlgren
Dennis Point Marina and Campground
Father Andrew White Memorial
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
Gilligans Pier
Gov. Harry Nice Memorial Bridge
Great Mills Canoe Launch
Hatton Creek
Historic St. Marys City
Ingleside Plantation Winery
King George County
Kinsale Museum
Leonardtown
Leonardtown Wharf Park
Machodoc Creek Marina at Dahlgren Marine Center
Maryland Dove
Monroe Bay Campground
Morgantown Generating Station
Newtowne Neck State Park
Northumberland County
Oak Crest Winery
Ophelia and Sunnybank Ferry
Paul Ellis Landing
Paul Hall Center for Marine Education
Piney Point Lighthouse and Museum
Piney Point Lighthouse Park
Piney Point Recreation Area Boat Ramp
Point Lookout
Point Lookout Boat Ramp
Point Lookout Confederate Monument
Port Kinsale Marina
Potomac Gateway Welcome Center
Potomac River at Lewisetta VA
Quades Store
Reedville Fishermen's Museum
River Springs Landing
Smith Point
Smith Point Ferry
Southern Park and Pier
St. Clements Island
St. Clements Island-Potomac River Museum
St. Georges Island
St. Ignatius Church at St. Inigoes
St. Inigoes Boat Ramp
St. Marys City Park
St. Marys College of Maryland
St. Marys County
St. Marys River at Great Mills
St. Marys River State Park
St. Marys River State Park Boat Ramp
Stepps Harbor View Marina
Stratford Hall
Tall Timbers Vacation Club & Marina
Westmoreland County
Westmoreland State Park
White Point Marina
Wicomico River
Wicomico Shores Boat Ramp
Yeocomico River