Things To Do Along the C&O Canal

The C&O Canal National Historical Park offers 184.5 miles and 20,000 acres to explore. Opportunities to bike, hike, paddle, and climb abound, and the area is full of history, flora, and fauna. There is something for everyone!

You can download our C&O Canal Explorer mobile app for a map of over 600 points of interest, driving directions, and much more!

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September 25, 2019

How to Spend Autumn on the C&O Canal

The air is crisp and cool, and pumpkin spice is on every menu – fall is here! We are particularly partial to autumn along the C&O Canal, and we have…
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September 25, 2019

Jump into Fall with Canal Towns

Join the Canal Towns as they kick off October with a festival and a marathon!   (more…)
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September 23, 2019

Brunswick Heritage Museum Highlight

The Brunswick Heritage Museum, previously the Brunswick Railroad Museum, tells the story of Brunswick, Maryland, the B&O Railroad, and the C&O Canal. Whether you are a canal buff, model train…
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July 30, 2019

C&O Canal Ice Cream Trail

Welcome to the C&O Canal’s ice cream trail! Find a local ice cream spot near you, or hit them all on your through-ride. Rocky Point Creamery - Point of Rocks,…
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July 30, 2019

Conococheague Aqueduct Ribbon Cutting on August 8

August 8 will be a big day for the Park with the ribbon-cutting for the newly-restored Conococheague Aqueduct and the ground-breaking for the new Park headquarters in Williamsport, Maryland. Please…
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April 19, 2019

It’s National Park Week!

Our favorite week of the year, National Park Week, kicks off April 20! This is a time to celebrate America’s treasures, discover history and culture, and help conserve our country’s…