Catoctin Aqueduct- Brunswick Family Campground (MP 51.5–MP 54)
Towpath Closed. Due to a washout. There is no detour in place at this time due to unsafe conditions on adjacent roadways. From the west, exit the towpath at Brunswick (MP 55), or from the east at Lander Lock 29 (MP 50.9). Please contact Shepherdstown Pedal and Paddle at 304-876-3000 or River and Trail Outfitters at 301-834-9950 to arrange for a shuttle around the detour. Construction has begun on a temporary bridge but has been delayed due to frequent high water events.
Big Slackwater: Dam #4 - Burnside Farm (Milepost 84.4 - MP 90.0)
Towpath Closed. Due to flooding. Use existing detour.
Williamsport Area (MP 100)
Closed, Conococheague Aqueduct towpath access, find a marked towpath detour upstream and downstream. Please follow the marked detour route. Learn more about the Conococheague Aqueduct project.
Closed, Williamsport Visitor Center and Boat rides. Learn about boat ride operations and operating seasons in Williamsport, Maryland.
Boat Ramp Closures
Closed, Snyders Landing (MP 76.65)
Closed, Taylors Landing (MP 81.00)
Closed, Big Slackwater (MP 85.40)
Including Big Pool, MD; Hancock, MD; Little Orleans, MD
Including Paw Paw, WV; Oldtown, MD; Cumberland, MD
Drinking water is available from mid-April to mid-November at Hiker/Biker and Drive-In Campsite locations, approximately every 5 to 7 miles. Water quality tests are performed frequently by park staff ensuring drinkable water. As of 11/21, all water is shut off throughout the park. Please plan your trip accordingly.
Off Lock 5 (MM 5) Off Lock 10 (MM 8.8) Off Carderock Recreation Area (MM 10.5) Off Marsden Tract (MM 11.5) Off Anglers Access (MM12.2) Off Swains Campground (MM 16.7) Off Seneca Creek/Rileys (MM 22) Off Horsepen Branch Campsite (MM 26) Off Chisel Branch Campsite (MM 30.5) Off Turtle Run Campsite (MM 34.4) Off Marble Quarrry Campsite (MM 38.2) Off Indian Flats (MM 42.4) Off Calico Rocks Campsite (MM 47.7) Off Bald Eagle Island Campsite (MM 50.3) Off Lock 34 (MM 61.5) OffHuckleberry Hill Campsite (MM 62.9) Off Antietam Creek Campground (MM 69.6) Off Killiansburg Cave Campsite (MM 75.4) Off Horseshoe Bend Campsite (MM 79.7) OffBig Woods Campsite (MM 82.4) Off Opequon Junction Campsite (MM 90.8) Off Cumberland Valley Campsite (MM 95.2) Off Jordan Junction Campsite (MM 101.2) Off Four Locks Picnic Area (MM 108.9) OffNorth Mountain Campsite (MM 109.2) Off McCoys Ferry (MM 110) Off Licking Creek Campsite (MM 116) OffLittle Pool Campsite (MM 120.7) Off White Rock Campsite (MM 126.5) Off Leopards Mill (MM 129.9) Off Cacapon Junction (MM 133.6) Off Indigo Neck (MM 139) Off Fifteen Mile Creek Campground (MM 140.9) Off Devils Alley (MM 144.5) Off Stickpile Hill Campsite (MM 149.3) Off Sorrel Ridge Campsite (MM 154.1) OffArbaugh (MM 155) Off Paw Paw (MM 156) OffPurslane Run Campsite (MM 157.4) Off Town Creek (MM 162) Off Potomac Forks (MM 165) Off Pigmans Ferry (MM 169) Off Spring Gap (MM 173) Off Irons Mountain Campsite (MM 175.4) Off Evitts Creek Campsite (MM 180)
Section A of the Billy Goat Trail often closes due to flooding. Under normal conditions, the trail is closed when the gauge at Little Falls reaches 5 feet and reopens when the gauge falls to 4.8 feet. However, under certain circumstances, the trail may be closed at lower levels. Please call the Great Falls Tavern Visitors Center at 301-767-3714 during regular business hours for the latest information on trail closures.