Basic Information

The Potomac River flowing calmly on a misty day.
Current Conditions

River and towpath information.

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in autumn reflecting in the watered canal.
Visitor Center Hours and Seasons

Seven visitor centers are spread over the 184.5 miles of the C&O Canal. Each has separate hours and seasons.

Great Falls of the Potomac on a misty day.
Fees and Pass information

Entrance fees are collected at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center entrance of the canal.



Recreation Guide by Milepost

Sortable data table contains a listing of services by location.
Mile Location Bike services Boat ramp Boat rentals Camping - Fee Area Camping - Tent Canal quarters Canoe/Kayak ramp Fee Area Food Groceries Lodging Parking Picnic tables Restrooms Visitor Center Water Mile Location

Last updated: July 6, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

142 W. Potomac St.
Williamsport, MD 21795



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