Visitors to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park enjoy a variety of history, nature, and recreation. Six visitor centers and one contact station are available to serve the needs of the public. Please contact them to learn about park programs, ask questions, and request information.
Park Maps are also available to help you plan your visit.
Did You Know?
Aqueducts are water filled bridges. Aqueducts carried the canal and boat traffic over major waterways, like rivers. Of the 11 aqueducts built along the canal, the Monocacy Aqueduct is the longest at 516 feet, its seven arches constructed mainly of stone quarried from nearby Sugarloaf Mountain.