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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lockhouse 44 is Open to the Public!

    • Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Lockhouse 44, near Williamsport Visitor Center
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/23/2017 to 08/18/2017

    Talk with a ranger at a canal lockhouse and working lock

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Canal Features Tours

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: Williamsport Visitor Center
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/23/2017 to 08/18/2017

    Meet a ranger to learn about different features of the C&O Canal in Williamsport.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Replica Launch Boat Rides

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Williamsport Visitor Center at the Cushwa Basin
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/23/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Enjoy life on the canal during a replica canal launch boat program at Williamsport. This free, 1-hour program takes visitors from the Cushwa Basin to lock 44 and back.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lock Demonstration

    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 06/01/2017 to 08/24/2017

    See a working lift lock in action!

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Ranger Led Walking Tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 06/01/2017 to 08/24/2017

    Join one of our rangers for a walking tour of the Great Falls area.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Cumberland Canal Boat Replica Tours

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Canal terminus at Canal Place in Cumberland
    Friday, August 11, 2017

    Take a tour of the life sized replica canal boat.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Great Falls Canal Boat Rides

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 2:30 PM,3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    • Fees: $8 adult, $6 seniors, $5 children
    Friday, August 11, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/02/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Take a ride on the mule-drawn Charles F. Mercer

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lockhouse 70 Open house

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: MM 166.7
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/27/2017 to 09/30/2017

    Visit a restored lockhouse and discuss the significance and operation of the canal with park staff or volunteers.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lockhouse 8 (River Center)

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Lockhouse 8
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/03/2017 to 10/29/2017

    Learn about the Potomac River and the C&O Canal NHP.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Open Lockhouse 75

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Mile Marker: 175.7 Coordinates: 39.588493, -78.738668
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/27/2017 to 09/30/2017

    Visit a restored lockhouse and discuss the significance and operation of the canal with park staff or volunteers.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Rileys Lockhouse Open

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Rileys Lock (Poolesville, MD)
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/03/2017 to 10/29/2017

    See inside a lockhouse and learn about life on the canal.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    The Challenge of the Paw Paw Tunnel

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Paw Paw Campground amphitheater
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/01/2017 to 08/26/2017

    Meet a park ranger for a talk and walk to learn about the Paw Paw Tunnel.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Volunteer Meeting

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Trolley Barn at the Williamsport Visitor Center
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Every 2nd Saturday of every month. from 04/08/2017 to 10/14/2017

    Williamsport Bike Patrol, Canal Classroom Corps, and Visitor Services volunteers are invited to monthly meetings to discuss park updates, job safety, and educational information.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Spring Gap to Evitts Creek Aqueduct Bike Ride

    • Location: Spring Gap canoe launch area
    Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Meet a park ranger for a guided towpath ride!

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Canal Days

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Williamsport
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 26, 2017

    Annual Event Celebrating the Canal in the town of Wiliamsport

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Great Falls Canal Boat Rides - Labor Day Holiday

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 2:30 PM,3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    • Fees: $8.00 for adults (ages 16-61), $6.00 for seniors (ages 62 +), and $5.00 for children (ages 4-15)
    Monday, September 4, 2017

    Ride along the historic C&O Canal in a boat pulled by mules. Experience rising 8 feet in a lock. Hear park rangers in period clothing describe what life was like for the families that lived and worked on the canal.

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Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
Great Falls Tavern in the Snow

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Year round you can find special events happening up and down the canal. Check back often for updates to the calendar!

 

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