Flood Event Information

June 8, 2018 12:30 pm

No current flood conditions exist. For ongoing updates, closures, and detours visit Current Conditions

A boat floats in front of the Cushwa Warehouse in 1936
The Cushwa Warehouse in Williamsport, Maryland under water in the 1936 flood.

Historical Information

Floods define much of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal's history. A major flood in 1924 caused the canal to cease operations. However, good things come from adversity; this potentially devastating force is largely responsible for the extraordinary biological diversity of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park. Learn more by reading about Historical Flood Information.


Last updated: June 8, 2018

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