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

10 Miles Round Trip - 165 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

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


Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby


10 Miles
165 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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