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Dickerson Whitewater Course

   The Dickerson Whitewater Course, on the Potomac River near Dickerson, Maryland, was built for use by canoe and kayak paddlers training for the 1992 Olympic Games in Spain. It was the first pump-powered artificial whitewater course built in North America, and is still the only one anywhere with heated water. It remains an

Dickerson Whitewater Course2018-04-03T22:16:49-04:00

Feeder Canal – Lock #6

Potomac Whitewater Racing athletes and volunteers have maintained year-round training gates on the Potomac River’s Feeder Canal since the early 1970’s. The Feeder Canal is adjacent to the C & O Canal next to Lock #6 off of the Clara Barton Parkway. The Feeder Canal was originally built to allow the Potomac River to feed additional

Feeder Canal – Lock #62018-02-17T15:24:46-05:00