Hike the C&O Canal Towpath: Carderock to Great Falls
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Wildflowers, wildlife, and river scenery--it's no surprise this is a popular trail.
Park on the road adjacent to the canal as indicated on the map (see below). This is a popular trail which is dog friendly and accessible year-round.
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