Road to Big Slackwater Boat Ramp Closed
For 60 days contractors will be replacing the bridge on the road to the the boat ramp. The road will be closed for non-offical traffic. More »
15 Mile Creek Campground closed Evening of May 9
Attention Campers: Fifteenmile Creek Campground will be closed for repairs May 9th, 5pm to May 10th, 1pm. **The nearest alternative car-camping sites are Paw Paw Tunnel located on Mile 156.1 or McCoys Ferry on Mile 110.4. Thank you for your cooperation.
Howard Street Parking Lot Closed in Cumberland
Starting Mon. April 21, 2014, the paved lot under the I-68 Bridge at Howard St. used for long-term trail parking for the towpath and GAP will be closed for continued bridge repair. Use the gravel lot adjacent to the Footer Dye Works Building instead.
Interpretive Ranger Programs
Each year the C&O Canal National Historical Park offers a variety of ranger-led programs and visitor activities throughout the park. Please review the following information for a summary of activities and programs by park location.
Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
· Canal Boat Rides
· Ranger or Volunteer led Hikes, Bikes, Walks
· Rileys Lockhouse
Lander Lockhouse Open House
Williamsport Visitor Center
· Lockhouse 44
Paw Paw Tunnel Tours
Did You Know?
Our park partners--the C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal Association--offer scholarships to schools to pay for buses. More...