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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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Alpacas at Rivers Edge
Antietam Creek
Antietam Creek Near Sharpsburg MD
Back Creek, VA
Barrons Country Store
Battle of Antietam
Bavarian Inn
Berkeley County, WV
Berkeley Springs WV
Big Pool
Big Slackwater Boat Ramp
Big Woods Hiker Biker Campsite
Bill's Place
Blue Moon Cafe
C and O Canal Visitor Center
C&O Bicycle
C&O Canal Headquarters
Cacapon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite
Cacapon Resort State Park
Cacapon River
Cacapon River
Conococheague Creek
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
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
Happy Hills Campground
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
Leatherman's Falling Water Campsite
Leopards Mill Hiker Biker Campsite
Licking Creek Aqueduct Hiker Biker Campsite
Licking Creek, MD
Little Cacapon River, WV
Little Orleans
Little Pool Hiker Biker Campsite
Lockhouse 49
Lost Dog Coffee
Martinsburg
McCoys Ferry Boat Ramp
McCoys Ferry Campground
McMahons Mill
Md. 51 Bridge Near Paw Paw, WV
Mecklenburg Inn
Morgan County
Mountain Lock 37
National Conservation Training Center
New Rumsey Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV
Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV
North Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite
Nutters Ice Cream
Opequon Creek
Opequon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite
Orleans Cross Roads
Packhorse Ford
Park-N-Dine Restaurant
Paw Paw Access
Paw Paw Tunnel
Paw Paw Tunnel Trail
Paw Paw, WV
Potomac Forks
Potomac River at Hancock MD
Potomac River at Paw Paw WV
Potomac River Grill
Prathers Neck Wildlife Management Area
Prospect Peak
Purslane Run Hiker Biker Campsite
R.C. Willson Water Treatment Plant
Riverrun B and B
Round Top Cement Mill
Sandy Hook Access
Schoolhouse at Four Locks
Shaharazade Restaurant and Tea Room
Sharpsburg, MD
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown
Shepherdstown Access
Shepherdstown Pedal and Paddle
Sideling Hill Creek
Sideling Hill Creek Near Bellegrove MD
Sideling Hill Cut of I-68
Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area
Sleepy Creek
Sleepy Creek Lake
Snyders Landing Boat Ramp
Sorrel Ridge Hiker Biker Campsite
South Branch Potomac River
Stickpile Hill Hiker Biker Campsite
Stickpile Tunnel and Green Ridge
Stone Soup Bistro
Taylors Landing Boat Ramp
Thomas Shepherd Inn
Three Otters Eco Retreat
Tonoloway Creek
Tonoloway Creek Near Hancock
Town Creek Hiker Biker Campsite
Town Creek, MD
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
Williamsport Potomac Park
Williamsport Visitor Center
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


Search Potomac Sites

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.

Alpacas at Rivers Edge
Antietam Creek
Antietam Creek Near Sharpsburg MD
Back Creek, VA
Barrons Country Store
Battle of Antietam
Bavarian Inn
Berkeley County, WV
Berkeley Springs WV
Big Pool
Big Slackwater Boat Ramp
Big Woods Hiker Biker Campsite
Bill's Place
Blue Moon Cafe
C and O Canal Visitor Center
C&O Bicycle
C&O Canal Headquarters
Cacapon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite
Cacapon Resort State Park
Cacapon River
Cacapon River
Conococheague Creek
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
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
Happy Hills Campground
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
Leatherman's Falling Water Campsite
Leopards Mill Hiker Biker Campsite
Licking Creek Aqueduct Hiker Biker Campsite
Licking Creek, MD
Little Cacapon River, WV
Little Orleans
Little Pool Hiker Biker Campsite
Lockhouse 49
Lost Dog Coffee
Martinsburg
McCoys Ferry Boat Ramp
McCoys Ferry Campground
McMahons Mill
Md. 51 Bridge Near Paw Paw, WV
Mecklenburg Inn
Morgan County
Mountain Lock 37
National Conservation Training Center
New Rumsey Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV
Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge at Shepherdstown, WV
North Mountain Hiker Biker Campsite
Nutters Ice Cream
Opequon Creek
Opequon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite
Orleans Cross Roads
Packhorse Ford
Park-N-Dine Restaurant
Paw Paw Access
Paw Paw Tunnel
Paw Paw Tunnel Trail
Paw Paw, WV
Potomac Forks
Potomac River at Hancock MD
Potomac River at Paw Paw WV
Potomac River Grill
Prathers Neck Wildlife Management Area
Prospect Peak
Purslane Run Hiker Biker Campsite
R.C. Willson Water Treatment Plant
Riverrun B and B
Round Top Cement Mill
Sandy Hook Access
Schoolhouse at Four Locks
Shaharazade Restaurant and Tea Room
Sharpsburg, MD
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown
Shepherdstown Access
Shepherdstown Pedal and Paddle
Sideling Hill Creek
Sideling Hill Creek Near Bellegrove MD
Sideling Hill Cut of I-68
Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area
Sleepy Creek
Sleepy Creek Lake
Snyders Landing Boat Ramp
Sorrel Ridge Hiker Biker Campsite
South Branch Potomac River
Stickpile Hill Hiker Biker Campsite
Stickpile Tunnel and Green Ridge
Stone Soup Bistro
Taylors Landing Boat Ramp
Thomas Shepherd Inn
Three Otters Eco Retreat
Tonoloway Creek
Tonoloway Creek Near Hancock
Town Creek Hiker Biker Campsite
Town Creek, MD
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
Williamsport Potomac Park
Williamsport Visitor Center
Woodmont Natural Resource Management Area