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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

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Address: 1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone Number: (301) 739-4200
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Canal Boat Ride was nice

Walked around the canal in Williamsport. Went on the Canal Boat Ride. Really enjoyed it and what we learned from the park ranger. Worth the trip. And it was free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Lancaster, PA

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Lancaster, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Walked around the canal in Williamsport. Went on the Canal Boat Ride. Really enjoyed it and what we learned from the park ranger. Worth the trip. And it was free.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a visit from our International Supreme Governor....was a very informational tour, and liked by visitor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There is so much to do here with your family...fishing, boating, biking, walking, jogging, Visitor Center! You name it. Great place to walk the dogs too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

If you haven't visited you are missing out. I love taking my dogs for walks along the canal. It's just relaxing.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Violettes Lock is part of the C & O Canal National Park. The lock is a place where water and boats had been able to come in to the old C & O Canal from the long stretch of flat water upstream of a small section of whitewater via a rocky natural dam. It is a simple parking lot at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A quiet area that many on feet travel between blocks. I walked past this a few times in Georgetown and had no idea it was a National Park! Well lit and safe, the sound of the water is calming, especially during high-stress phone calls. :)

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I bike this all the time. One of the best trails I've enjoyed. DC to Cumberland. Get maps and plan your ride. One of the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you want to run away from the crowded traffic and to relax, this is the place. Unique site with very nice trail.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Just a note - the address listed here is the address of the park headquarters, not the park itself. The actual park is in Williamsport. It's a very nice place for a walk, bike or picnic. I had actually never been in the ranger station before my mom came for a visit, but it was really interesting in there. It's... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I am a frequent runner on the canal. It is always beautiful. the people who use this park take care of it.

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