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Antietam Creek & Potomac Tubing Driving Directions

Directions, Dress and Lodging Information

 How to Dress:

How to dress for river activities:

What to bring:

  1. dry change of clothes
  2. towel
  3. suntan lotion
  4. glasses strap
  5. water bottle

 

River and Trail Outfitters Store Supplies:

  • Snacks and drinks
  • Trip Souvenirs such as t-shirts, hats, and patches
  • Items you might forget like suntan lotion, inexpensive river shoes, NO FLIP-FLOPS
  • Quality outdoor gear such as kayaks, canoes, and paddling gear

 WEEKDAY DIRECTIONS FOR ANTIETAM CREEK AND POTOMAC WHITEWATER TUBERS


Tubers with trips on MONDAY - FRIDAY(except for Labor Day & July 4th) June-Sept 30th and all tubers on weekend trips after Labor Day weekend in September should go directly to River & Trail Outfitters for check-in. See directions to River & Trail Outfitters by scrolling a bit down the page below.

Tubers with trips on SAT. & SUN June-September Labor Day Sunday, and on holidays such as Memorial Day Monday, July 4th, & Labor Day Monday. Follow the directions to Camp Manidokan directly below!

 DIRECTIONS FOR MANIDOKAN CAMPGROUND

From the Washington D.C area: Take I-270N to Frederick. Merge with I-70W toward Hagerstown. Move to far right lane immediately. Take Exit #52 onto 340W toward Charles Town. Follow 340 for 16 miles. At the flashing yellow lights, turn left onto Keep Tryst Rd. At stop sign, bear left to the top of the little hill. Make first right onto Sandy Hook Rd. After approximately 4.5 miles on Sandy Hook (which becomes Harpers Ferry road), pass a red & white sign for "Manidokan." In a few hundred yards, at the black mailbox (1620), turn right (you'll see a white cross in the field). Proceed straight back for 1/8 mile -- bear left park in the field along the back tree line.

Address: Across the road from 1620 Harpers Ferry Road Knoxville, MD 21758 (see written directions). GPS may mislead you, so please look at directions. 39.358111, -77.732998

From the Baltimore area:
Take I-70W to Frederick. Take Exit #52 onto 340W toward Charles Town. Follow 340 for 16 miles. At the flashing yellow lights, turn left onto Keep Tryst Rd. At stop sign, bear left to the top of the little hill. Make first right onto Sandy Hook Rd. After approximately 4.5 miles on Sandy Hook (which becomes Harpers Ferry road), pass a red & white sign for "Manidokan."In a few hundred yards, at the black mailbox (1620), turn right (you'll see a white cross in the field). Proceed straight back for 1/8 mile -- bear left park in the field along the back tree line.

Address: Across the road from 1620 Harpers Ferry Road Knoxville, MD 21758 (see written directions). GPS may mislead you, so please look at directions. 39.358111, -77.732998

From the Northern Virginia area:
Take the Greenway to Route 7W or get directly on Route 7W (Leesburg Pike) past Leesburg. Exit onto Route 9W toward Charles Town. Approximately 2 miles after the small town of Hillsboro, turn right onto Route 671. At the T-intersection turn right onto 340 and cross the Potomac River Bridge. At the flashing yellow lights, turn right onto Keep Tryst Rd. At stop sign, bear left to the top of the little hill. Make first right onto Sandy Hook Rd. After approximately 4.5 miles on Sandy Hook (which becomes Harpers Ferry road), pass a red & white sign for "Manidokan."In a few hundred yards, at the black mailbox (1620), turn right (you'll see a white cross in the field). Proceed straight back for 1/8 mile -- bear left park in the field along the back tree line.

Address: Across the road from 1620 Harpers Ferry Road Knoxville, MD 21758 (see written directions). GPS may mislead you, so please look at directions. 39.358111, -77.732998


 DIRECTIONS TO RIVER AND TRAIL OUTFITTERS

We need your help!
Please carpool whenever possible. Space is limited and it saves the earth's Earth resources.

From the Baltimore area:
Take I-70W to Frederick. Take Exit 52 onto 340W for 16 miles. Turn right on Valley Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the Potomac River Bridge. We are immediately on the left.

From the Washington D.C area.:
Take I-270N to Frederick. Merge with I-70W toward Hagerstown. Move to far right lane immediately. Take Exit 52 onto 340W toward Charles Town. Follow 340 for 16 miles. Turn right on Valley Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the Potomac River Bridge. We are immediately on the left.

From the Northern Virginia area:
Take the Greenway to Route 7W or get directly on Route 7W (Leesburg Pike) past Leesburg. Exit onto Route 9W toward Charles Town. Approximately 2 miles after the small town of Hillsboro, turn right onto Route 671. At the T-intersection turn right onto 340 and cross the Potomac River Bridge. Turn left at the first Maryland intersection (yellow flashing lights just past bridge) onto Valley Road. We are immediately on the left.

From the Harpers Ferry WV area:
Take 340 N, go approximately 3 miles past Harpers Ferry, crossing over the Shenandoah and Potomac River bridges into Maryland. Just after the Potomac River Bridge, turn left at the yellow flashing lights onto Valley Road. We are immediately on the left.

"We spent today tubing with two wonderful R&T guides… I just wanted to take a moment to write and let you know that this was our first tubing experience and we loved it, thanks to your crew of trustworthy guides!"
Gayle Miller

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