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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD

National Park Service

Overview

Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River as coal, lumber and agricultural products floated down the waterway to market. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical, natural and recreational treasures!

Recreational Activities:

  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • CLIMBING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

C&O Canal National Historical Park Headquarters
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Email: choh_information@nps.gov

Directions:

http://www.nps.gov/anac/planyourvisit/directions.htm

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