Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Washington DC

3.5
#8 of 9 in Nature in Washington DC
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  • I was hoping to do the entire trail since it was flat but was held up by lots of mud, every thirty yards or so. I made it to Point of Rocks, Maryland but with a flat tire. I hope to do the rest during...  more »
  • The park follows the route of the canal for around 180 miles. It is trying to educate people about water travel and transport along the Potomac back in the 19th century into the early 20th. They have ...  more »
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  • Great scenery - excellent weather - easy walk
  • I live in the Williamsport area and I walk the canal quite often. This August was the grand opening of the Aquaduct and everything was just great,but unfortunately the rest of the canal and the towpaths have not been taken care off. I stopped and talked to a Park service employee and they confirmed what I suspected. The tow path sides have not been mowed all summer do to a lack of personnel. They are doing a great job with the few employees that they have.
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