C&O Canal National Historical Park

The C&O Canal NHP preserves the remains of the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal as well as valuable wild spaces along the Potomac River shoreline from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, MD. The Canal’s entire 185-mile long towpath is restored, open to hikers and bikers year ‘round and is accessible from many points in Frederick County including the Mouth of Monocacy Road near Dickerson, Nolands Ferry, Point of Rocks, Lander and Brunswick. Mule-drawn canal boat rides are offered at Great Falls, MD, and in Georgetown, D.C., Apr-Oct, Wed-Sun 11am, 1:30 & 3pm. Call 301-767-3714 or visit the website.


1850 Dual Hwy # 100 | Hagerstown, MD 21740

Contact Information

Local: (301) 739-4200
Fax: (301) 739-5275