Barnum Whitewater Area
The North Branch of the Potomac is a whitewater rafting river for the entire family. Whitewater releases from Jennings Randolph
Whitewater releases from Jennings Randolph Lake are scheduled in April, May, and early June. Water flows will reach whitewater levels by 10:00 a.m. Each release will be six hours in length, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Flow rates will vary from a minimum of 850 CFS to a maximum of 1500 CFS during a whitewater release. All releases dependent on an adequate supply of water in Jennings Randolph Lake.
Camping facilities are available at Jennings Randolph Lake. In addition, accommodations may be found at several local motels or bed and breakfast inns.
2015 North Branch Whitewater Release Dates:
whitewater release schedule for Jennings Randolph Lake has been set for
the following weekends:
Releases will consist of a river flow between 850-1000 CFS. An AVF release is not considered a whitewater release, although the boating public can use such a release for recreational purposes. As with all releases scheduled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer; the release can be cancelled at any time due to a variety reasons ie. drought, environmental concerns, etc.
2015 AVF Release Tentative
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