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Contact: Emily Hewitt, 301-582-0813
Williamsport, Md.- As a special promotion to celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) will offer launch boat tours in Williamsport through Labor Day Weekend (including Monday). In addition, launch boat tours will continue to be offered on the weekends through the month of September. These Ranger-led interpretive boat rides will be offered at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm.
Come on down to the historic Cushwa Basin in Williamsport to experience the C&O Canal, starting with a warehouse tour and replica Launch Boat excursion. The programs are free of charge, but donations are welcome. Visitors are encouraged to reserve their seat for this unique interpretive program at the Visitor Center the day of the program. Seats are limited to 12 visitors per program. Please call ahead or check our website for possible tour cancellations due to weather or construction.
The C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center, located at 205 W. Potomac Street, Williamsport, Maryland, is open weekly Wednesday through Sunday 9:00am –4:30pm. For more information please contact us at 301-582-0813.
Check our Website and Facebook page for additional special event information and ranger-led programs.www.nps.gov/choh,www.facebook.com/chesapeakeandohiocanal Join in the conversation this summer! #CandOcanal #williamsport #towpath #cushwa #FindYourPark #NPSCentennial