Things To Do

A child enjoys one of the interactive displays at the park.

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The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is visited by over 5 million people every year! Being 184.5 miles long, there are numerous places to start your visit and ways to enjoy the Park in every season!
If you only have a few hours to enjoy the Park, start your visit at one of our Visitor Centers located up and down the Canal.
If you have an entire day add on one of the many activities you can enjoy along the towpath:

Recreation Guide by Milepost

Sortable data table contains a listing of services by location.
MileLocationBike servicesBoat rampBoat rentalsCamping - Fee AreaCamping - TentCanal quartersCanoe/Kayak rampFee AreaFoodGroceriesLodgingParkingPicnic tablesRestroomsVisitor CenterWaterMileLocation
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Last updated: April 21, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740



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