Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of ways to volunteer with the C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

Canal Pride

Canal Pride Days are events where volunteers can assist in cleaning up the Park. Visit this page for more information and to sign up.

Canal Quarters Quartermasters

Quartermasters help maintain our Canal Quarters lockhouses. Learn more here.

Park After Dark

Volunteer to help with our major fundraising gala, held each September. Check back in August for more information.


The C&O Canal National Park Service has over 4,000 volunteers who help care for the Park. Learn more here.