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C&O Canal National Historical Park

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Amazing ride

My friend and I rode the C&O Canal Trail from Cumberland, MD to Washington, D.C. over 3 days... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
New York
Awesome scenic biking trail

Love this trail and bike this often. Well maintained. Trail passes Canal houses and remains of the... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2016
Westminster, Maryland
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

My friend and I rode the C&O Canal Trail from Cumberland, MD to Washington, D.C. over 3 days. Williamsport was our first stop after 85 miles. It was a great adventure. The trail is beautiful and easy to ride.

Reviewed May 21, 2016

Love this trail and bike this often. Well maintained. Trail passes Canal houses and remains of the C&O Canal, sometimes trail is right next to river. Trail is mostly shaded from tree cover which is nice in summer. Williamsport has the National Park Visitor Center,...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

If you want to experience a little of the C & O Canal, this is for you. The visitor's center loans bikes for 2 hours (no charge), and you can go pretty far riding an hour each way. On the day I visited, there were...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We biked from Pittsburgh to DC on this trail and the views are amazing during the day. The only downside is the trail, it is rocky and bumpy if you ride with the road bike. I was riding on a 29" hard tail MTB so...More

Thank Zolashine
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Great place to get your daily exercise. Well maintained with beautiful surroundings. Many thanks to the Park Service.

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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The volunteer on site on April 22 made this site even more meaningful. Nice small store and warehouse by great canal outdoor sites. Worth the stop. This is an NPS passport site.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed April 18, 2016

I traveled the C & O Towpath on a bicycle with a group of five other women. Fortunately, we had nice, dry weather. The stretch from Cumberland to Little Orleans was muddy and full of ruts....it took us "forever" to get through that, but at...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Walk, run, bike, enjoy! Beautiful, serene location to relax or exercise. And, then eat at Desert Rose just up the street to make it a wonderful day.

Thank BarbAWS
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Want to escape the daily grind? Time to get back to nature? Then it is now that you should get away to the banks of the C&O Canal. Walk the towpath where once trod the caravans of mules as they pulled their barges of trade...More

Thank Josh W
Reviewed February 27, 2016

The C&O Canal National Historical Park is a testament to the ability of the United States to develop innovative solutions to transportation challenges. It is also a place that combines unique views of the Potomac River which the C&O canal borders all the way from...More

Thank John M
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