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

Whites Ferry Parking - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

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

Distance

10 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

165 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Mountain Biking, Hiking

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

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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