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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6620
+1 301-739-4200
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Nice to say we did it

I think soon this park will improve drastically by what they described. We enjoyed being like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Hiking the towpath.

My wife and I walk the towpath at Williamsport quite frequently. Great scenery and easy to... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Hagerstown, Maryland
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“tow path” (9 reviews)
1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6620
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think soon this park will improve drastically by what they described. We enjoyed being like George Washington by boating down the Potomac River albeit the canal. The history was great and the little boat trip was fun and educational, but short. What can you...More

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I walk the towpath at Williamsport quite frequently. Great scenery and easy to navigate.

Thank g_nunamaker
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

It stretches from Georgetown to Cumberland, 184 miles of level, car-less pathway beside the beautiful Potomac River. There are interpretive signs explaining the history and technology of the canal. It's a place to hike, to bike, to ride your horse, to walk your dog. It...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy fishing, riding bikes, taking walks, or photography come here. You can take a boat ride, watch a video, and even buy a book about Williamsport MD.

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We bicycle here often We walk here with our dogs every week- accessible all year. Lots of wildlife, just a really nice place

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I bike on the canal whenever possible, usually embark Williamsport. We are so blessed to have this towpath in our backyard. People walk, jog, bike, fish along the way. Always a perfect antidote to daily craziness.

Thank Roadtrip42Maryland
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife and I ride here all the time. No traffic to worry about and it is very scenic and nature is all around you.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to take a hike or bike ride. Whether you are looking for a quite place to walk and think or a romantic hike for two this place fits the bill.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I've done runs on/near the trail and walked pieces of the trail. It's well maintained and offers gorgeous scenery. I usually see some type of wild life while I'm there too--turtles, birds, etc.plenty of markers and historic descriptors to bring the history into perspective.

Thank randomadventurer13
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A walk along any part of this canal is a pleasant walk through history. The tow path is level and well maintained.

Thank bob A
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Janet W
25 March 2017|
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Response from Neils17 | Reviewed this property |
We had to use google maps too. The signs are ok but it is easier with GPS. Good luck!