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Exploring Potomac Water Gap

Dave Gilbert

Exploring Potomac Water Gap

an outdoor guide to history and nature in and around Harpers Ferry

by Dave Gilbert

  • 70 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Outdoor Press in Knoxville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harpers Ferry region, W. Va.,
  • West Virginia,
  • Harpers Ferry region.
    • Subjects:
    • Recreation -- West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry region.,
    • Harpers Ferry region, W. Va. -- History.,
    • Harpers Ferry region, W. Va. -- Tours.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dave Gilbert.
      ContributionsPotomac Gap Outdoor Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF249.H2 G58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4444293M
      LC Control Number79106034

      The Maryland and Northern Virginia edition covers 95 miles from Pen Mar on the Pennsylvania state line through Maryland, the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, and northern Virginia to the entrance of Shenandoah National Park in one planning guide and three maps.5/5(2). - Explore REV3Designs's board "Potomac River" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Potomac river, River and Virginia pins.

        The Potomac River is healthier than it’s been in decades, according to an annual state-of-the-river report that notes steady improvements across a range of environmental indicators, from water.   Rain isn't the only thing falls from the sky and ends up in our rivers and streams. Find out what a new study of the Potomac River tells us about the connection between air and water pollution and learn how federal clean air threats might affect local : Alicia Crawford.

      Discover Potomac Park Flood Levee in Washington, D.C.: This mysterious structure by the Washington Monument is a flood barrier designed to protect the White House against rising waters. 4 Head to the Key Bridge Boathouse for kayaking and paddleboarding. Located in Georgetown on the Potomac River, Key Bridge Boathouse is a great place to go for on-the-water adventures. Rent a kayak, canoe or even a standup paddleboard and make the river your personal playground. You should be able to catch views of the gorgeous Georgetown waterfront, the John F. Kennedy Center for the.


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