NEW Overnight parking system
Before parking a vehicle overnight in any Canal Parking area, visitors must register their vehicle through the new online registration system. Print your reciept and place on your dashboard. If unable to print, please visit the nearest visitor center. More »
Water Pump Handles Temporarily Removed
Evitts Creek Hiker-Biker Campground water pump handle has been removed due to bad water samples. Handles will be reinstalled when good water samples are received.
Boat Tours at Great Falls
Due to low water levels in the Great Falls area, call the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center (301-767-3714) in advance of your trip to confirm the mule-drawn boat tour schedule.
Parking Lot Closure
CSX is now beginning a phase of their bridge project that requires the closure of the Lock 74 parking lot for approximatly 18 months. Access to visitor parking near Lock 75 is now re-opened with a gravel parking lot at the site.
Multiple Days: 09/07/2014, 10/05/2014, 11/02/2014, 12/07/2014Location: Fletchers Cove on Canal Road | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free
The Abner Cloud House is the oldest existing structure along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. It stands near the former Little Falls Skirting Canal. It is the honor and pleasure of Colonial Dames Chapter III to maintain and present to the public The Abner Cloud House as a museum.