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C&O Canal National Historical Park

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Commerce Street, Williamsport, MD
+1 301-582-0813
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Small but interesting

This small collection of CNO memorabilia is just off the terminus of the trail in Williamsport... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TL14
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washington , mo
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Interesting view of the canal and its history

Being canal enthusiasts from the UK it was a great chance find to break our journey at Williamsport... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheSciolist
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Travelers talk about
“potomac river” (8 reviews)
“bike ride” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Commerce Street, Williamsport, MD
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+1 301-582-0813
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"potomac river"
in 8 reviews
"bike ride"
in 6 reviews
"historical spots"
in 2 reviews
"day adventure"
in 2 reviews
"great place for a picnic"
in 2 reviews
"tow path"
in 5 reviews
"western maryland"
in 3 reviews
"boat launch"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 2 reviews
"american history"
in 2 reviews
"washington county"
in 2 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 2 reviews
"hikers"
in 11 reviews
"trail"
in 28 reviews
"cumberland"
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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. On...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

beautiful and clean paths to walk and the scenery is breath taking. we actually take our grandkids, dogs and pony there. very peaceful

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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful C&O canal trail bike ride. The trail runs right all by the river. There is a information center that tell about the local history. The trail has pull off and rest and picnic.

Thank cooperdo1
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

We all had a great day. We took a long hike and had a bagged lunch. We saw a lot of nature. We saw a few animals, even a few deer. We sat by the river and watched the geese and ducks. It was a...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect fall day with our two dogs and walked a few miles along the C & O Canal. The Potomac River next to us, the perfect foliage, the crisp air. The trail is well maintained and easy to navigate. It’s fun to...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Last month my wife and I drove to Williamsport to visit the small community near the Potomac River in Western Maryland. It was a beautiful little town with the C&O canal running through it. The park is interesting and the canal museum is quiet small....More

Thank GaryCummings
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area to ride bikes on the 184 mile C&O tow path! The scenery along the river is beautiful!

Thank Lberger2
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

We were visiting Hagerstown, Maryland and wanted to stop by and see a different spot on the C&O canal. This was a short drive from Hagerstown. There was ample parking. Many people bring their bikes on their cars and ride the tow path. The Park...More

Thank Motherhen03
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Great place to take a shady walk.beautiful scenery to take a stroll.boat rides fishing alot more to do ill be taking more walks there.

Thank gmetcalf1024
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