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Photography Along the C&O Canal

The scenic C&O Canal is a favorite spot for photographers of all ages! The C&O Canal Trust holds a monthly photo contest that allows everyone to enjoy the sites you find through your viewfinder. Details on the contest are here, or you can view our monthly contest photo albums on our Facebook page.

Below, enjoy some of our favorite photos from the canal!

June 20, 2023

Five Ways Birding at the C&O Canal Can Improve Your Health

Nature has a profound impact on human well-being. Research shows that spending time in nature and connecting with your natural surroundings is associated with better body and brain health. Now…
January 27, 2023

Roy Sewall’s Legacy of Leadership and Stunning Photographs

Photo by Roy Sewall Roy Sewall, a founding leader of the C&O Canal Trust and a masterful photographer, passed away on January 17, 2023. Most people in our canal community…
December 22, 2022

Photo Contest Winners of 2022

In 2022, we received many wonderful photo contest entries. From iconic nature pictures to mesmerizing sunsets to beautiful day trips along the towpath, our community of canal enthusiasts shares gorgeous…
June 23, 2022

Pollinators Along the C&O Canal

June is National Pollinators Month, the perfect time to emphasize the important relationship between pollinators and native plants. One of the things that makes the C&O Canal National Historical Park…
January 25, 2022

Winter Wonderland Along the C&O Canal

Step out onto the towpath this winter and experience the magic of the C&O Canal blanketed in snow. Be mindful of winter conditions when visiting the Park and always check…
December 21, 2021

Photo Contest Winners of 2021

This past year, in 2021, we received so many great photo contest entries. From iconic nature pictures to mesmerizing sunsets to beautiful day-trips along the towpath, we have seen the…