C&O Canal Trail: Rileys Lock to Edwards Ferry

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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

C&O Canal Trail: Rileys Lock to Edwards Ferry is a 16.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Poolesville, Maryland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. 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: 16.1 miles Elevation Gain: 121 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

walking

bird watching

running

forest

rails trails

river

wildlife

hiking
Mon Sep 03 2018

Great hike along the canal. A lot people riding bikes and few people walking dogs. The southern part their was mud and bugs.

mountain biking
Tue Oct 24 2017

Flat terrain beautiful scenery light bike traffic.

hiking
Sun Aug 27 2017

Relaxing and easy stroll along tow path between the Potomac River and C&O canal.

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Sun Apr 21 2019

Wed Feb 28 2018

hiking
Sun Dec 03 2017

hiking
Sat Nov 11 2017

recorded C&O Canal Towpath

road biking
Mon Sep 01 2014