September 15, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Seneca Boat Launch Gives Veterans, Walter Reed Patients Easy Access to Potomac River

Kayakers, canoeists, and paddle boarders looking to set sail at the Seneca Landing Special Park now have a safer and easier way to embark on their journey. Located at one of the busiest access points to the Potomac River and C&O Canal, the new floating launch for canoes, kayaks, and other paddle boats is fully […]

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July 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Great Falls Race at Potomac River Festival (PHOTOS)

The 26th annual Great Falls Race took place on July 5 at the Potomac River Festival and what a beautiful summer day it was to watch this competition. This downriver race is described as a quick, adrenaline-packed descent of 60 vertical feet through the Potomac’s spectacular class V+ Great Falls. On this day, spectators could […]

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July 11, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Drowning Investigation

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a drowning that occurred at Great Falls on the Potomac River on July 11. According to police, at 4:17 p.m. fire rescue received a call for a drowning of a 23-year-old kayaker. Following an extensive search by air, land and water, the victim’s body was recovered by fire rescue […]

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