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Site Name Allegany County Fairgrounds Boat Access
Water BodyNorth Branch Potomac River
Physical Address11400 Moss Avenue, Cumberland, MD 21502
DirectionsFrom I-68 east, take exit 42 US-220 (Greene Street) south. Follow US-220 and make a left onto Moss Avenue. The fairgrounds are at the end of the street after you cross the railroad tracks.
Owner/Manager NameAllegany County
Owner/Manager Phone301-729-1200
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsThis site accommodates small motorized craft and non-motorized vessels. The Potomac River can be very shallow and rocky in this area. Please note: There is a dam downstream of this site in Cumberland and all vessels must exit the river prior to the dam.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet) 
Ramp SurfaceCONCRETE
Large BoatsNo
Vessel Size NotePlease note that "large boats" is intended as a general reference to ramp capacity. Generally, vessels less than 16 feet in length are considered small and those greater than 16 feet as large.
Soft LaunchYes
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers0
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperation24 Hours
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces7
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces8
# of Trailer Spaces ADA1
Turnaround AreaYes
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the owner/manager using the phone number or web link provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them. Any corrections or updates to the information listed here should be sent via e-mail to
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