Welcome to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park! There's tons to do for kids of all ages, both at our park and on our website!
The C&O Canal is 184.5 miles of fun! From biking on the towpath, to nature walks, to exciting living history demonstrations - there's something for kids of all ages! Check out our Canal Kids in the Park page for more information about what you can do when you visit the C&O Canal.
Can't make it to the park? No worries! We've got all kinds of C&O Canal fun for you online! Head over to our Canal Kids Online page for games and activities that you can do at home.
Hey fourth graders! In celebration of the National Park Service turning 100, come see America's natural wonders and historic sites. The Every Kid in a Park program allows every fourth grader and their family to visit parks for free.
Get a voucher for a free park entrance pass at everykidinapark.gov. Bring the voucher with you when you visit the Great Falls area of the C&O Canal. The pass admits the 4th grader, other children, and up to 3 adults.
Junior Ranger Program
Become a C&O Canal Junior Ranger! To learn more about how you can join us in preserving and protecting our National Parks, visit the Junior Ranger page.