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The National Park Service says it wants to rewater another 2.5 miles of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the western Maryland town of Hancock.
D.C. Water says it’s investigating a possible sewer overflow in the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Washington.
Supporters of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park are hitting the trail in Williamsport to mark the 60th anniversary of a hike that helped preserve it.
The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says portions of the Western Maryland Rail Trail will be closed for scheduled maintenance through March 27.
The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park is looking for retired school teachers in Allegany County.
It appears some of the old ways of life on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal gradually will be coming back to Williamsport now that the National Park Service has announced plans to move forward with at least three projects on the canal that will re-create features of the former commercial waterway and enhance visitor experiences.
Whether you are an avid cyclist or new to the sport, Baltimore has scenic paths that are ready for you to explore! Meredith Mitchell from Baltimore Bicycle Works offers some great advice and trail suggestions.
The National Park Service is asking the families of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal workers to share their stories at an event in Cumberland.
The National Park Service is encouraging people to leave the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It’s part of a program urging hikers and bikers to visit nearby Potomac River towns.
A volunteer group says it’s launching an attack on a non-native plant that threatens to crowd out native flowering plants in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.