An overnight stay at Lockhouse 22 blends history, engineering, and nature into an unparalleled canal experience. Delve into canal-life of the 1830s within the lockhouse’s masonry walls, and out-of-doors, enjoy one of the area’s premier birding hotspots.
Canal Quarters offers an extraordinary interpretive opportunity for people of all ages. Now, for the first time ever, you can stay overnight in a lockhouse and experience life as it may have been during a bygone era on the C&O Canal. Six lockhouses have been painstakingly rehabilitated and furnished to evoke different eras in the canal’s history.
With a gift certificate, you can choose the lockhouse and length of stay, while allowing the recipient to select the dates that best suits his/her schedule. Please allow 7-10 days for receipt of gift certificate by mail. Need it more quickly? Contact the Trust by phone at 301-745-8888.
Offering the most rustic experience of all the Canal Quarters lockhouses, Lockhouse 22 has no heat, no electricity, and no running water. a portable toilet is available. At mile marker 19.6.
For more information on Canal Quarters or to register for your own stay, visit www.canalquarters.org.