|LC Classifications||SB482 .A3 1961|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 72 p.|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||61061494|
ABOUT THE C&O Canal Association: The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Association was founded in and led the campaign that resulted in the creation of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. Today, it remains an independent, all-volunteer organization of citizens concerned with the continued viability of the park and all of its natural and. C&O Canal Official National Park Handbook: Official national park handbooks are a series of reasonably priced user guides that provide historical background, descriptive details, and visitor the C&O Canal Association published an update to the original which includes: – Revised text that includes recent research about the canal’s history. The C&O Canal Trust is a nonprofit partner of the National Park Service and helps to ensure that Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park's natural, historical, and recreational potential is fully realized through a combination of fundraising, volunteerism, community outreach and education, and hands-on restoration. Admission: $10 per car. Contact park for additional fee admissions. Price can vary. Visitor Center open Wed- Sun. am pm. Hear the stories of those who lived and worked on the C&O Canal, follow in the footsteps of the mules who pulled the canal boats, and ride through a 19th century lift lock.
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park follows the north bank of the Potomac River and the North Branch of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, Maryland. The C&O Canal National Historical Park was established as a national monument in by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to preserve the remains of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal . Recoverable fees are charged for permits as described in 16 U.S.C. 3a, 31 U.S.C. , and National Park Service Guidelines for Special Park Uses. The following charges are established for special use, commercial filming and photography permits for C&O Canal National Historical Park. An Application Charge must accompany the application for a. Here are a variety of trail maps and walking guides to help you plan your visit to the park. C&O Canal Map Detail Map Mile 0 to Park Planner and Recreational Guide by Milepost (Plain Text Accessible) Park Planner and Recreational Guide by Milepost Billy Goat A Trail Hiking Tips Billy Goat Trail A Geology Guide Great Falls Hiking Trails Map. The canal was built between and , and it operated sporadically between floods until In , US Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas organized an eight day hike up the canal's towpath in an effort to save it from being converted to a parkway. His efforts succeeded, and in the canal became a National Historic Park.
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal stretches miles from Georgetown to Cumberland, MD. Mule-drawn boat trips available (April-Oct.). Wide towpaths open to bikers, joggers and hikers. The main entrance, visitor center and coach parking at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in Potomac, MD. Admission: $10 per car. Contact park for additional fee admissions. Price can . This modern update of the popular handbook is 20 pages longer than the original. It was developed through a partnership between the C&O Canal Association and the C&O Canal National Historical Park. It retains all of the informative illustrations and historical photographs that the original was known for, with many updates and additions. Attractions near C&O Canal National Historical Park: ( mi) Kitchen's Orchard and Farm Market ( mi) Cushwa Brewing Company ( mi) I Southbound Welcome Center; View all attractions near C&O Canal National Historical Park on Tripadvisor/5(). Within acres, the C&O Canal National Historical Park (NHP) tells the story of 19th and 20th century America. It protects, of course, what was once an active transportation link between the coalfields of the Allegheny Mountains and the urban markets at the upper reaches of the Chesapeake Bay.