Canoeing — North Branch of the Potomac (Old Town)


This section includes 30.5 miles of class A-1water. It flows through Cumberland and has a couple dams to portage. The area before and after are more natural and secluded.

Directions from Morgantown

Take I 68 east to Cumberland (exit 43b). Go south on SR 51 for 14.5 miles to Old Town. Turn right and go 1 mile on Green Spring Rd. Turn left on Arnold Stickley Rd and go about 2 miles to the river take-out. Put-in options are at Pinto, MD,

Travel Time:1 1/2 hr


Fishing, Canoeing

ORC Resources:

Book- A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to West Virginia

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