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The road driving you there is very nice, surrounded by trees. To enter the park, it will cost you $10 for a single entry or $30 for all year long pass.
The car park can accommodate plenty of cars. You walk alongside the river, take...More
While I have not stayed at the Lockhouse it is worth seeing it. it is, after all, a real piece of our past. Getting to the Lockhouse means that you are standing between the Potomac River and the C&O canal. It makes little sense to...More
The Maryland side of Great Falls is part of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. It is scenic, has great walking paths and a super view of the Potomac as it falls through the area. The Canal and related boat are fascinating to see and...More
This is one of many little stopping places along the Potomac River on the Canal which is up above the River. The canal used to have canal boats carrying passengers & supplies from up north into DC prior to the railroads. This little stop has...More
The lockhouse is not for the faint of heart as it is pretty much as it was when it was built almost two centuries ago. However, one who is biking the C&O canal paths from Georgetown to Harpers Ferry might try an overnight stay. No...More
On a few visits to Gaithersburg I've enjoyed having a look around the exterior of the Lockhouse and then walking along the Potomac. I've done this in winter, spring and the height of summer and there's always something different in the way of plant life...More