Official Park Handbook


This modern update of the popular 1991 handbook is 20 pages longer than the original. It was developed through a partnership between the C&O Canal Association and the C&O Canal National Historical Park. It retains all of the informative illustrations and historical photographs that the original was known for, with many updates and additions.

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This compact book full of photographs, maps, and illustrations is a great resource for exploring the C&O Canal from its historical beginnings in Washington, DC, to present-day recreational opportunities at its terminus in Cumberland, MD.

Enjoy such chapters as:

  • The Construction Challenge
  • Civil War Sites Map
  • Recreation
  • Interpretive Activities and Community Programs