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South Fork Little Cacapon River

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South Fork Little Cacapon River

For other places called Little Cacapon, see Little Cacapon (disambiguation).

The Little Cacapon River is a 25.1-mile-long (40.4 km)/ .

Little Cacapon River

The Little Cacapon is Potomac River.


Bridge Route Location
Little Cacapon Bridge Little Cacapon River Road (CR 50/9) Frenchburg
Barnes Mill Bridge Little Cacapon River Road (CR 50/9) Barnes Mill
CR 45/10 Bridge Little Cacapon Mountain Road (CR 45/10) Three Churches
Higginsville Bridge Slanesville Pike (CR 3) Higginsville
CR 3/3 Bridge Little Cacapon-Levels Road (CR 3/3) Creekvale
One-Lane Arch Bridge Okonoko-Little Cacapon Road (CR 2/7) Little Cacapon
Little Cacapon Railroad Bridge Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Little Cacapon

North Fork Little Cacapon River

The North Fork is a 9.3-mile-long (15.0 km)[1] tributary of the Little Cacapon. The North Fork's source lies in a hollow between 2,618-foot (798 m) Piney Mountain and the southwestern end of 2,274-foot (693 m) Stony Mountain. From its source, the North Fork flows northeast along Grassy Lick Road (County Route 10). South Branch Mountain (3,028 feet (923 m) high) joins the North Fork to its west, and along with Stony Mountain to its east, the river diverges from Grassy Lick Road and continues its northeastern route to Shanks where it meets US Route 50. From Shanks, the North Fork merges with Camp Run and flows east under US Route 50 at Frenchburg, where it merges with the South Fork to create the Little Cacapon River.

South Fork Little Cacapon River

The South Fork is an 8.4-mile-long (13.5 km)[1] tributary of the Little Cacapon. The South Fork is formed at its headwater in a hollow towards the southeastern end of Stony Mountain along South Fork of Little Cacapon Road (County Route 12) between the communities of Kirby and Ruckman. From its source, the South Fork flows northeast toward Bell Hollow, where it meets US Route 50 and turns north through Frye's Flat towards Frenchburg. The South Fork continues north under US Route 50, where it immediately joins with the North Fork to form the Little Cacapon River alongside Little Cacapon River Road (County Route 50/9).


Tributary streams are listed in order from south to north.

  • South Fork Little Cacapon River
    • Bell Hollow Run
  • North Fork Little Cacapon River
    • Camp Run
  • Shawan Run
  • Trinton Hollow Run
  • Three Churches Run
  • Graybill Hollow Run
  • Crooked Run
  • Hopkins Lick Run
  • Dug Hill Run
  • Hoffman Hollow Run
  • Chimney Hollow Run
  • Neals Run
  • Lapley Hollow Run

List of cities and towns along the Little Cacapon River


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