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 »
Maps and Brochures
Here are a variety of trail maps, site bulletins, and walking guides to help you plan your visit and learn more about the park.
Georgetown to Monocacy Aqueduct (Mile 0 to 42.2)
A New Deal on the C&O Canal - a brief history of the CCC at Lock House 10
Race to the West: Canal and Railroad Clash at Point of Rocks
Hancock to Cumberland (Mile 124.7 to 184.5)
Did You Know?
The C&O Canal begins in Georgetown. The canal made extra money by selling water to numerous factories in Georgetown to power water driven machinery such as water wheels, etc. Many factories were located next to canal property. More...