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.
ADA Accessible
Free Parking



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May 7, 2019
Taylor B
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park tells the story of 19th and 20th century America. It protects what was once an active transportation link between the coalfields of the Allegheny...
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April 20, 2019
Most of the pictures posted here were the Georgetown section of the canal, which is located close by downtown Washington DC, not in Hagerstown, Maryland. They are two hours away from each other.
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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...