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  C&O Canal Association

Protecting the canal since 1954

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C&O Canal Association is an all-volunteer citizens organization established in 1954 to help conserve of the natural and historical environment of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River Basin. Find us on Facebook The association works with the National Park Service in its efforts to preserve and promote the 184-mile towpath.

Upcoming Events

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Association will mark 62nd anniversary of Douglas Hike with camping weekend.

Association makes appeal to restore historic Culvert No. 2.

Conococheague Aqueduct rehabilitation draws $8.9M in funding.

Association publishes updated version of C&O Canal Official National Park Handbook.

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