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Access to the C&O is via car but drive carefully there are usually some pot holes. If you want to get out and walk, run, bike, stroll or bird watch, this is the place to start. The walk path is right next to the C&O...More
Docents we're family volunteers and very knowledgeable. Seeing the tradition being passed on there in front of us was a pleasure of it's own. They had a great deal of information to share and enjoyed it which made it even more fun for the visitors....More
C and O trail is awesome for biking. From DC to Cumberland MD the trail is flat with very little grade, historical, and full of natural beauty. Lock houses along the way, like this one are now able to be rented. Most are just minimal...More
We stayed in the midst of a very rainy early summer period. The trail was muddy and so were we, no water available but the river and the bank was muddy and treacherous. Did manage to get into the river and wash off some of...More
Five girlfriends unplugged for our busy DC lives for a quick overnight getaway. We all loved loved loved it. It smells so good inside that lockhouse, I wish I could bottle it. Old pine I guess. We enjoyed delicious food and drink, took hilarious selfies,...More
from hwy 15, head east on 28 about 50 ft. Turn right at brown park sign, left at railroad tracks, and cross 1 lane bridge. Park car.
If you walk east like we did, you'll see dry canal and pleasant forest, but no lock-houses.
These lockhouses are a real gem. Its true they have no power, and no water, but they are beautiful and scenic. There is plenty of china, and glasses, and tables and chairs inside. The two upstairs bedrooms each have two full size beds, with trundles...More