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Home > Visit a Gateway > Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Along Potomac River from Cumberland MD to Washington DC
Directions:

C&O; Canal National Historical Park stretches 184.5 miles between Cumberland MD and Washington DC. Various sections of the canal can be reached via Routes I-495, I-70, and I-68. Please see a park map or contact one of six visitor centers for specific directions. Once at the park, hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding (from mile 16.6 to mile 184.5) are the most popular ways to travel. There are many access points along the route.

Public transportation is available via Amtrak's Capital Limited services to the following points along the canal: Washington, DC, Harpers Ferry, WV, and Cumberland, MD.

Driving Map:

Address: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
1850 Duel Highway
Hagerstown, MD 21740
E-mail: CHOH_Superintendent@nps.gov
Phone: (301) 739-4200
Website: http://www.nps.gov/choh/index.htm

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