C&O Canal Cumberland National Historical Park-Cumberland Visitor Center

13 Canal St, Room 100, Cumberland, MD 21502 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-777-5132
Toll Free: 844-425-2067


Western Maryland
Cumberland Visitors Center
Photo Credit: National Park Service
Tells the story of the C&O Canal, boat building, coal industry and Cumberland as a transportation crossroad.
Daily, 9am-5pm.
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August 18, 2018
Very nice walk along the path. Not from the area so had no idea what to expect. Enough people around so felt safe. Very shady and the path is wide and easy to walk on. Great history!
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July 8, 2018
Prawet J
The C&O Canal historic park starts in Georgetown in the District of Columbia stretches up into Maryland (northward) for over 180 miles. The canal system was built to transport coal and other crops...
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April 16, 2017
Have visited the park on multiple occasions and it's always an enjoyable day. While the public facilities are a little better at Great Falls park on the other side of the river, the C&O has the...