Operating Hours & Seasons

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is open during daylight hours year round. The Great Falls Tavern and Cumberland visitor centers operate year round, while other park visitor centers operate on a seasonal schedule. All facilities are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For hours of operation, directions and visitor center information please select from the following list of visitor center locations.

Georgetown: Closed for 2015 season

1057 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Washington, DC 20007, 202-653-5190

Great Falls Tavern: Open Wednesday through Sunday 9:00-4:30
11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854, 301-767-3714

Brunswick: Open Thursday and Friday, 10:00-2:00, Saturday 10:00-4:00, and Sunday 1:00-4:00
40 West Potomac Street Brunswick, MD 21716, 301-834-7100

Ferry Hill Plantation: Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, Friday through Sunday 10:00-3:00
Sharpsburg Pike, MD 21782
For information call the Williamsport Visitor Center at 301-582-0813

Williamsport: Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00-4:30
205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, MD 21795, 301-582-0813

Hancock: Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, Friday through Sunday 10:00-3:00
439 E. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750, 301-582-0813

Cumberland: Open Daily 9:00-5:00; Western Maryland Railway Station, Room 100, 13 Canal St., Cumberland, MD 21502
301-722-8226

 
overview of Lock 20

Lock 20 located at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.

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