6/14/14- Towpath breach at MM 106, just below Dam #5. Towpath Detour in place (this detour does not leave park property). Please be aware of possible towpath hazards due to heavy rains.
Water Pump Handles Temporarily Removed
Purslane Run, Stickpile, Evitts Creek Hiker-Biker Campgrounds and Paw Paw Campground water pump handles have been removed due to bad water samples. Handles will be installed 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 Rides at Great Falls
Regularly scheduled tour times for the mule-drawn canal boat at Great Falls have changed. In July and August 2014 tours will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00, 1:30 and 3:00. Please call the Visitor Center for more info: 301-767-3714. More »
Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/24/2014 to 08/31/2014Location: 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