• 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

  • 08/17/2014

    Location: Ferry Hill Place Visitor Center Fee Information: free

Featuring retried Park Superintendent of the Arkansas Post National Memorial and Morristown National Historical Park, Clark Dixon and retried Superintendent of the Stephen T. Mather Training Center, Mike Watson will describe their experiences within the National Park Service, both from natural and cultural viewpoints, as well as how those areas are the cornerstones of United States History. Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.