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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD

National Park Service

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...[more]

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

Visitor Center with Canal Boat

Park staff

Georgtown end of towpath
Canal towpath in Georgetown

Sign near Canal entrance to Rock Creek in Georgetown.

park staff

Cumberland VC
Cumberland Visitor Center

Outside the Western Maryland Railway Station

Park staff

Cushwa Warehouse
Williamsport Visitor Center

Visitor Center and Launch Boat

Park staff

Towpath picnic
Bluebells along the towpath

sycamore trees, picnic, bluebells

NPS staff

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Address

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

Directions

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

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