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All reviews potomac river historical spots day adventure great place for a picnic western maryland tow path boat launch beautiful area beautiful scenery american history nice walk small museum great allegheny passage aqueduct hikers trail cumberland
My friend and I bicycled the full distance to Pittsburgh (330 miles) and the first half is the C&O Canal towpath. It was a wet summer so we ran into a lot of mud, including a 2.5 mile stretch that was unrideable. Troubles aside, the...More
I researched this site to find out about the boat rides. I go here quite often just to walk. On my latest walk, out popped a doe and her two fawns from the brush by the walking path. Also saw numerous turtles. The construct there...More
We were greeted by a NPS volunteer and he provided us with some great factoids about the canal system. We watched a neat video on the canal from the silent movie era. Impressive that they employed civil war veterans operating the locks. There was some...More
Beautiful area, but...they are doing construction on the bridge at the time of this review (July 2, 2018) and the place is a mess with cranes, equipment and hard working construction men.
Also, ALWAYS check the National Park web site for the attraction you are...More
This small collection of CNO memorabilia is just off the terminus of the trail in Williamsport. Well worth the walk down the hill to look around and enjoy. The Ranger interns were very helpful. The more experienced Rangers were preparing to give a tour to...More
Being canal enthusiasts from the UK it was a great chance find to break our journey at Williamsport and find the visitors Center open. A very enthusiastic ranger explained the nearby features - the raising bridge, the aqueduct (being reconstructed) and the nearby lock.