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Canal Pride Days Dates and Locations Announced

Join the C&O Canal’s official park partner, the C&O Canal Trust, this spring for the 10th Annual C&O Canal Pride Days!

Do you take pride in your neighborhood National Park, the C&O Canal? Show it off by volunteering for a day of restoration, revitalization, and fun during one of the Canal Trust’s Canal Pride days!

Hurry-- Spots are filling up fast!

  • Great Falls: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Williamsport: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. FULL
  • Brunswick: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Spring Gap: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. FULL

Register for Canal Pride Days here.

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park has a diverse range of opportunities for our visitors who are interested in volunteering for the park. Whether your interest is in living history, bike patrolling, park maintenance, or staffing a visitor center, the C&O Canal has many rewarding volunteer jobs.

To find about volunteer opportunities or apply as a volunteer, please go to current volunteer opportunities and complete the volunteer form. Thank you for your interest in volunteering.

The Volunteers-In-Parks Program at the C&O Canal National Historical Park is excited to announce its release of the NEW volunteer webpage! This portal was designed in partnership with dedicated volunteers and the C&O Canal Trust. The website offers up-to-date information regarding news and events in the park's volunteer program, provides links to our social networks, has photos of our volunteer projects, and much more!

Visit www.chohvip.org for up-to-date information regarding news and events in the park's volunteer program, photos of our volunteer projects, and much more!

 
Photo of Billy Goat Trail Steward.
Volunteering in a national park is a rewarding and exciting experience.

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For more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at emily_hewitt@nps.gov or 301-714-2219.

Last updated: March 20, 2017

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