• Coal Cargo Boat in the middle of the Canal being pulled by a mule team on the right hand side.

    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

    National Historical Park DC,MD,WV

Private Canal Boat Tours

Photo of Georgetown Canal Boat

The National Park Service will make your next special event a memorable one. 

NPS Photo

Are you looking for a new and exciting way to celebrate that special event in your life? The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal offers private boat rides for birthday parties, retirement parties, weddings, etc..

Food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed. Special request charter trips may be available. To place a specific need or request please call Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.

Canal boat rentals for a one hour private charter trip is $770.00. Canal boat capacity is 60 people. Trips are subject to availability.

Private tours are not offered in place of regularly scheduled public rides.

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