• 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 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. More »

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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Launch Boat Program

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Ranger Program More

  • Williamsport Canal Days

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Annual Event Celebrating the Canal in the town of Wiliamsport More

  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Launch Boat Program

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Ranger Program More

  • Williamsport Canal Days

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Annual Event Celebrating the Canal in the town of Wiliamsport More

  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Launch Boat Program

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Ranger Program More

  • Ferry Hill Plantation Open

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Visitor Center open for season More

  • Launch Boat Program

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Ranger Program More

 
Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

Great Falls Tavern in the Snow

NPS

Year round you can find special events happening up and down the canal. Check back often for updates to the calendar!

 

Did You Know?

School bus at Williamsport

Our park partners--the C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal Association--offer scholarships to schools to pay for buses. More...