Protecting the Canal since 1954

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association is an independent, all-volunteer citizens organization established in 1954 to help conserve the natural and historical environment of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River Basin. The association works with the National Park Service in its efforts to preserve and promote the 184-mile towpath.
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Edwards Ferry Bridge closed to vehicles

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January 7, 2020 For Immediate Release Park Contact: Christiana Hanson, 301-491-6265, Poolesville, MD – On January 7, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park will close the Edwards Ferry…

Paw Paw Construction and Closure

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National Park Service will begin work to improve safety near the Paw Paw Tunnel on Nov. 25 Through hikers and bicyclists will use bypass trail until mid-2022  Chesapeake & Ohio…
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Great post!

Great day to be outside; this looks to be a serious work day for the crew. Thanks for all the effort

Great craftsmanship!

Appreciate the explanations. Very fascinating!!

Perhaps a look at what the lock doors once looked like. A time machine, of sorts.

Nice looking work. With all due respect, what's the cost to taxpayers?

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We are thrilled to have this coverage from Canadian Travel News about the 50th Anniversary of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park! (Photo Credit: Sam Judge, Town Of Hancock, Md.)
#recreateresponsibly Maryland
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