Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Cacapon River

10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days

Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Cacapon River (locally kə-KAY-pən; meaning Medicine Waters), located in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle region, is an 81.0-mile-long (130.4 km) river known for its fishing, boating, wildlife, and scenery. As part of the Potomac River watershed, it is an American Heritage River. The Cacapon River Watershed is made up of three major river segments and many smaller stream watersheds. The headwaters of the Cacapon River, known as the Lost River, is 31.1 miles (50.1 km) long and receives water from a watershed covering 178 square miles (460 km2). The largest tributary of the Cacapon is the ... Source: Wikipedia