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Muddy Branch

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Muddy Branch

Muddy Branch is a tributary stream of the Potomac River in Montgomery County, Maryland, located about 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Washington, D.C. The headwaters of the stream originate in Gaithersburg, and the stream flows southwest for 11.9 miles (19.2 km),[1] through Muddy Branch Park and Blockhouse Point Conservation Park, under the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near Pennyfield Lock, to the Potomac River.

Tributaries of Muddy Branch

  • Decoverly Tributary
  • Lakes Tributary
  • Route 28 Tributary
  • Quince Orchard Knolls Tributary
  • Dufief Tributary
  • Potomac Grove Tributary
  • Query Mill Tributary
  • Pennyfield Lock Tributary

See also


External links

  • Countywide Stream Protection Strategy: Muddy Branch Watershed. - Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (MCDEP)
  • Great Seneca and Muddy Branch Watershed Study - MCDEP
  • Blockhouse Point Conservation Park – Montgomery County Department of Parks
  • Muddy Branch Area History & Photos
  • Muddy Branch Alliance - Muddy Branch Watershed Group

Coordinates: 39°04′58″N 77°16′06″W / 39.082689°N 77.268208°W / 39.082689; -77.268208

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