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Canal cuts in front of Cushwa Visitor Center with a canal boat floating in the water.
C&O Canal Cushwa Basin in Williamsport, MD.

Stretching 184.5 miles from the hustle and bustle of Georgetown in Washington D.C. to the quiet mountains of Cumberland, Maryland, the canal requires constant attention and care from park staff and volunteers

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    Last updated: August 18, 2020

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