C&O Canal National Historical Park Headquarters

Biking along C&O Canal Photo
The 184.5 mile long canal was once a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River. Today, biking, hiking and history exploration are popular activities.


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1850 Dual Hwy, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD
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Rated 4 by X9877OPcathyc

November 21, 2022


Amazing sights & history; too bad visitor centers close by 11/1.

Lived in MD all my life; never been to Williamsport C&O Canal access (Cushwa Basin). VERY interesting sights, especially considering the very limited available technology at the time of original...

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Rated 5 by Naptime17

August 25, 2021


What a view of the falls!

We entered off of MacArthur Boulevard hoping to find an easily accessed overlook of the Great Falls and we were not disappointed!!! A short walk from the parking area along the historic canal...

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Rated 5 by chammeratkins

January 26, 2020


Excellent walking trail

Love coming here with my dog to walk. Safe and friendly atmosphere. Even path and well maintained. Weekends can be busy with bikers and walkers. Relaxing

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