Town Creek Campsite


The Canal takes anything but a direct route as it bends around Sideling Hill, Town Hill and Green Ridge as it makes its way toward Cumberland.  The towpath finally leaves Green Ridge behind here at Town Creek. Marking the spot, about a half mile up the towpath from the campsite, is the Town Creek Aqueduct. The 60-foot single span was one of 11 aqueducts on the Canal and was completed in 1849.

The free overnight campsite provides a portable toilet, picnic table, grill/fire ring and water source.

Please Note: Potable water may not be available at each campsite. Water is treated with iodine. Please plan to have water purification tablets with you. Water is turned off from November 15 to April 15 each year.

Please visit the C&O Canal National Historical Park's website for detailed camping information, or you can call 301-739-4200 with any questions. Site reservations can be made via the Recreation.gov website.

Camping Reservations

Mile Marker: 162.0


Photo by: PATC GPS Rangers

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