• 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

Safety Hazards Reporting System

Often visitors to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park are the first to encounter a safety hazard. If you have ever visited the park and noticed a hazardous condition that could result in injury please report this safety concern to National Park Service staff by utilizing the HAZARDS Reporting System. The HAZARDS Reporting System was designed to provide visitors with a quick and effective method for notifying park staff of safety concerns.

To report a safety concern, please click on the HAZARDS link at the bottom of the page. You will be asked to provide contact information along with a short description of the safety concern, location (by nearest towpath milepost) and the date you encountered the hazard.

If you encounter a life-threatening emergency while visiting the park, please call 911 or contact the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park's Emergency Hotline 1-866-677-6677.

Thank you for your assistance.

HAZARDS

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