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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Free Parking



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August 21, 2019
We have walked and biked a number of times along the C & O path, located on the Maryland side of the Potomac River. Very enjoyable with nice views of the river and Shephardstown (on the opposite...
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August 11, 2019
Leira B
The Chesapeake and Ohio National Park has many trail heads in the state of Maryland, but there are a few visitor centers along the path (about a 184 mile long national park). I believe this review is...
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July 26, 2019
Towpath from old C&O Canal runs 184 miles - great for hiking, biking and running. Currently restoring an aqueduct in Williamsport MD. Should be interesting when complete.