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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 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/Bill's Place
Little Pool Hiker Biker Campsite
Lock 34
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
Nutter's Ice Cream
Opequon Junction Hiker Biker Campsite
Orleans Cross Roads
Packhorse Ford
Paw Paw
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
Shaharazade's 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