Ed Evangelidi: This stretch (which starts at the Bloomington MD take-out for the Barnum to Bloomington section) is a nice Class 2 section that is rarely paddled since early in the run, you have to portage the Paper Mill dam on river right, then paddle by the huge monstrosity that is the paper mill. But the river entertainment continues all the way to Keyser
Portage the dam at the paper mill in Luke, MD on river right.
Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.
Portage this low head dam on river right.
Great class 2 trip since the paper mill has closed! The water quality is so much better! I never would have ran it before when I used to live there. Thinking about taking a trip there tomorrow while it’s running!
The NWS sets flood stage at 10.5'
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Potomac, North Branch @5. Bloomington, MD to Keyser, WV
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