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Swains Lock

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  • July 04, 2014

Swain's lock is a beautiful Seneca Red Sandstone lock. The old lockhouse there is located on the berm side of the Canal. Swains Lock can be accessed from the towpath or from River Road via Swains Lock Road and offers a campground and picnic area.

Milepost 16.7

Swains Lock
Photo Credit: C&O Canal National Historical Park