C&O Canal Towpath: Carderock to Great Falls

MODERATE 50 reviews

C&O Canal Towpath: Carderock to Great Falls is a 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bethesda, Maryland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
223 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

river

views

waterfall

scramble

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A beautiful hike with great scenery, ample wildlife, and interesting insights into the history of the canal.

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