C&O Canal Boat Trips

11710 MacArthur Blvd.
Potomac, MD 20854- Map It
Phone: (301) 767-3714

AAA Editor Notes

C&O Canal Boat Trips depart from the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, at 11710 MacArthur Blvd. in Potomac, Md. A mule-drawn replica of a 19th-century canal boat offers 1-hour tours along a quiet wooded section of the C&O Canal. One-hour trips aboard a 1920s electric launch boat replica also depart from the Williamsport Visitor Center, 205 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport, Md. Guided tours are available.
Great Falls trip $8; $6 (ages 62+); $5 (ages 4-15). Williamsport trip free.
Hours: Great Falls trip departs Sat.-Sun. at 11, 1:30 and 3, Apr.-Oct. (also Fri. at 11, 1:30 and 3, June-Aug.). Williamsport trip departs Thurs.-Sun. at 11, 1:30 and 3, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend. July-Aug. trips may be cancelled in the event of hot weather and low water level. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.