C&O Canal National Historical Park Headquarters

1850 Dual Hwy, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-739-4200


Western Maryland
Biking along C&O Canal
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.
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm.



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November 11, 2018
We live about 7 miles from a canal access point at Brunswick, MD. Even in the heat of the summer the canal towpath is a great place to bike or hike. We always head west on the towpath where there is...
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October 3, 2018
Very fun and relaxing day, watching the boats on the water and walking the trails. Love reading the history markers along the way
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August 18, 2018
Drop in here or at any of the dozens of access points along the 184 miles of beautiful towpath for a fun family hike. Well maintained and always interesting, with historical sites and plenty of...