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C&O Canal Story
In 1971 the C&O Canal was designated a national historical park. To commemorate its 40th anniversary, the National Park Service and the C&O Canal Trust unveiled 40 hidden gems in the park over 40 weeks. These discoveries, located throughout the park's 184.5 mile length:
  • Take you places you've not yet explored, right here in your own backyard,
  • Tell the stories the park rangers most love to share,
  • Deepen your appreciation and understanding of one of America's great historical parks.
Check out the map below to find a discovery nearby or, better yet, find a new spot and experience the C&O Canal as never before.

1850 Dual Highway • Suite 100 • Hagerstown, MD 21740 • Tel: 301-714-2233
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