Canal Quarters Lockhouses

Ever wanted to stay in one of those cute lockhouses lining the canal? You can! Six lockhouses have be rehabilitated, furnished with period decor, and are available for you and up to seven people to spend the night.

Explore all six lockhouses and make a reservation!

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April 22, 2020

Go Back in Time with Canal Quarters

Image: Lockhouse 6 by Kenneth Lyons The Canal lockhouses are known for their proximity to the Potomac River, suspended in nature, providing a time capsule into the past. The C&O…
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January 27, 2020

Swains Lockhouse Project Wins Maryland Preservation Award

The C&O Canal Trust is honored to have been awarded the Maryland Historical Trust's Award for Project Excellence in Preservation Partnerships at last week’s Maryland Preservation Awards for our rehabilitation of…
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January 27, 2020

Canal Lockhouses Get New Roofs

Great News! Lockhouse 22 (Pennyfield) and Lockhouse 25 (Edwards Ferry) recently received new roofs from the National Park Service. Both of these lockhouses are part of the C&O Canal Trust's…
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December 17, 2019

5 Things to Do on the C&O Canal in the Winter

To some of us, winter is a time to stay indoors by the fire. But why would you stay indoors when the C&O Canal National Historical Park offers some of…
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December 17, 2019

Plan a Staycation with Canal Quarters this Winter

Are you or your kids dreading another cold weekend indoors? Are you looking for an inexpensive winter getaway after the holidays? The C&O Canal Trust’s historic lockhouses make the perfect…
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April 2, 2019

Canal Quarters – Making Magical Memories

Canal Quarters lockhouses are popular for their historic charm, proximity to the towpath, and unique overnight lodgings. Through the years, the lockhouses have also been the destination for marriage proposals. …