Potomac, North Branch - 7. Pinto, MD to Upper Potomac Industrial Park (upstream of Cumberland)

Potomac, North Branch, Maryland, US


7. Pinto, MD to Upper Potomac Industrial Park (upstream of Cumberland)

Usual Difficulty I (for normal flows)
Length 9 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-01598500 275 - 3300 cfs I 00h17m 2800 cfs (running)
Upper Level Limits are uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.

River Description

River Description:   Easy paddle with mostly good current through wooded valley with views of high cliffs on WV side.  Alternate take-outs are Allegany County Fairgrounds (7 mile run) and Upper Potomac Industrial Park (9 mile run), both on MD side of river.  
Rapid Description:    None, since removal of 5-foot dam approximately 6 miles after Pinto. Gravel bars in constricted areas could contain strainers.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-02-28 17:01:20


Rapid Descriptions

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