• Historic Shot of Canal Boat on the Canal

    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

    National Historical Park DC,MD,WV

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Boat Tours on Sunday, August 24th have been cancelled due to low water.

Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/24/2014 to 08/31/2014

    Location: Williamsport Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free

Join Rangers on a one-hour program that includes a ride on a replica canal launch boat. Tour Lock House 44, participate in a lock demonstration and learn about canal life at Williamsport. Weekends from Memorial Day to mid-August 10:30, 12:15, 1:30 and 3:00. Sign up for programs in the Williamsport Cushwa Visitor Center. 12 people per program. For more information 301-582-0813