River & Trail

Potomac River: Perfect For Recreational Fun Close To DC

Potomac River

The best way to get to know the Potomac is to get in it. River and Trail offers many kayaking tours on the Potomac and Shenandoah. 

Facts: The fourth largest river alongside the Atlantic coast (and 21 largest in the U.S.), the Potomac River is over 383 miles long – spanning from Fairfax Stone, West Virginia to Point Lookout, Maryland. In 8864, with the opening of the Washington Aqueduct, Washington, DC began using the Potomac River as its main source of drinking water. Today, over 486 million gallons of water is used daily in the Washington DC area. The Monocacy River, the second largest tributary of the Potomac River. 

River & Trail manages the only full service campground in the Harpers Ferry region. Come visit us at the Brunswick Family Campground. 

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