Potomac, S. Branch - 6. US 220 bridge South of Petersburg to US 220 bridge North of Moorefield

Potomac, S. Branch, West Virginia, US


6. US 220 bridge South of Petersburg to US 220 bridge North of Moorefield

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 18.8 Miles


Photo of John and Kara by John Duke

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-01606500 2.50 - 7.00 ft I-II 00h21m 7.7 ft (too high)

River Description

The following info. from John Duke emailme! with any questions!

Scotts cabins is a great place to stay with cabins right on the river about halfway through the trip. A canoe is included with your rental fee!

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2008-04-09 19:15:52


Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 9 2014 (1357 days ago)
pmunoz (155823)
Canoe-camped from Petersburg to Harmison's Landing (28 miles). Level was around 4' when we started
and dropped to 3.8' on Saturday. This was a great level, even though there were places that were
almost too shallow...
November 22 2008 (3382 days ago)
x (1)
The Post by Bruce Fleckenstein is correct. The gauge is about 2 feet higher than it should be. I
was on this section when the gauge read 3.15, and was listed here as runnable and up. It was
terribly low.
September 8 2004 (4918 days ago)
Bruce FleckensteinDetails
Something happened to the gauge at Petersburg. It is reading much higher than it used to. I'm
guessing about 2 foot. Does anyone know what changed?

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