Regional North America United States Maryland Travel and Tourism National Parks and Monuments Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park is a 184 mile hiking and biking trail that stretches from Washington DC to Cumberland, Maryland. It was originally planned as a canal to link Washington DC to Pittsburg. It runs along the Potomac River and is one of the best preserved and least altered of old American canals.
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C & O Canal Virtual Tour
Photographic towpath guide for the C and O Canal. Points of interest such as locks, aqueducts, dams, and mills are featured with a picture, background information, and the mile marker where they are found.
The C&O Canal 50K/100K One Day Hike
The annual one day 50K/100K hike on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal from Georgetown to Harper's Ferry.
C&O Canal Association
Offers information on events, activities, news, history, and membership details.
C&O Canal Biking Guide
Planning your bicycle trip of the C and O Canal.
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal NHP
The Canal follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5 miles from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, MD. The canal's towpath provides a continuous trail through the Potomac River Valley. National Park Service.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
History, current news, botanical and biking information, and related links for the 184 mile long Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath.
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