Do you like exploring nature and discovering fascinating tales from history? Spanning from Georgetown, Washington, DC to Cumberland, MD the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal includes fun for kids of all ages.
Canal Kids in the Park
Borrow a Backpack
Rent backpacks stocked with fun outdoor activities for FREE. Find wildlife on a scavenger hunt, navigate trails, and identify plants. Backpacks include: binoculars, maps, compasses, leaf rub kits, and more! Ask about backpack rentals at Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.
Loans available for four hours; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Did you know that 60 minutes of daily active play outdoors keeps your body healthy? Kids across America are becoming Let's Move Outside Junior Rangers by staying active in their local National Parks.
Ride a bike, take a walk, or go for a run along the towpath to stay healthy.
Find two TRACK Trails in Williamsport, MD. Each trail is about one mile roundtrip. Pick up your scavenger hunt and begin your adventure today!
TRACK Trails, part of Kids in Parks, provides family-friendly trails to get kids outdoors and connected with nature. For more information visit Kids in Parks website.
Explore the natural wonders of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal by clicking the image on the left. Watch for wildlife and check them off as you go!
Passport to Your National Parks
Find locations parkwide to add stamps to your collection. Find out where on the Passport page.
Last updated: August 20, 2018