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The park and surrounding towpaths are under renovation currently in this area. If biking or walking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Faye M
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beautiful

my husband dogs and I walked around the parks and its beautiful. they are doing some work but you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimied04
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park and surrounding towpaths are under renovation currently in this area. If biking or walking you will need to take a detour around aqueduct renovations. The low lying areas are subject to flooding.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Faye M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband dogs and I walked around the parks and its beautiful. they are doing some work but you can still learn soo much by reading the signs. the history is unbelievable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kimied04
Reviewed October 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nw-1954
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Pretty little park, with a fun free boat ride provided by a ranger on the weekends. Lots of interesting info in the museum and visitor’s center. Well worth a stop!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 939kelly
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Loved being able to use my phone and dial up the history and back round of specific landmarks on the walking trail

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 332Susan
Reviewed August 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bonnie w
Reviewed August 8, 2018

It’s a good place to relax National Park office not open every day. This is a hard place to find If you want to go and get any information go on the weekend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lavalink2
Reviewed July 26, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ron T
Reviewed July 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TL14
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