• 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

  • 07/13/2014

    Location: Williamsport Fee Information: Free

Join Rangers on the 5-mile walk down the towpath to Falling Waters. Several stops along the way provide insight into the aftermath of the Retreat from Gettysburg.  Visitors are returned to Williamsport by bus. Limited to 45 participants. For more information and to sign up call the Williamsport Visitor Center 301-582-0813