Hike along the C&O Canal: Whites Ferry to Edwards Ferry

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Hiking the Chesapeake Ohio Towpath along the canal is a great way to get some fresh air and feast your eyes on Maryland's natural scenery. 

Park in the lot on Whites Ferry road and hop on the Chesapeake Ohio towpath. This is an out-and-back so you can make it as short as you want or up to 10 miles. Great for familes and dog friendly!

Photos: Wally Gobetz, David Baron

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  • Snacks
  • Sun protection
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Activities:

Mountain Biking, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

10 Miles

Elev. Gain:

165 Feet

Features:

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
River
Scenic
Wildlife

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