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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, June 16, 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

    Williamsport Replica Launch Boat Rides

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Williamsport Visitor Center at the Cushwa Basin
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, June 16, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/27/2017 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

    Lockhouse 70 Open house

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: MM 166.7
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 17, 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, June 17, 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, June 17, 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, June 17, 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

    On the Home Front: Civilians in the Civil War Ranger Programs

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Antietam NB, Pry House Field Hospital, Newcomer House, Ferry Hill Plantation
    Sunday, June 18, 2017

    In June and July, Ranger Programs will be held at Civil War sites at Antietam National Battlefield and C&O Canal National Historical Park, highlighting civilian perspectives during the Civil War.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lock Demonstration

    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Thursday, June 22, 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, June 22, 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

    Canal Myths and Truths by Karen Gray

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    The C&O Canal's librarian reveals the latest research and how it has changed our understanding of the canal's operation and history.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Montgomery County Heritage Days on the Canal

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Riley's Lock and Pennyfield Lock
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Everyday from 06/24/2017 to 06/25/2017

    Tour lockhouses at Riley's and Pennyfield Lock, plus the Seneca Aqueduct.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Independence Day Festivities

    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Everyday from 07/01/2017 to 07/02/2017

    Enjoy an old-time Independence Day with boat rides and ice cream.

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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, July 8, 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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Year round you can find special events happening up and down the canal. Check back often for updates to the calendar!

 

Last updated: April 15, 2015

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