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Thank you, and save the date for Bike Your Park Day in 2020: September 26.

Bike Your Park Day, September 26th, 2020

Ride with a Ranger - Lock 38 Ferry Hill/Shepherdstown

Name of Park or Public Land:
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

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Ride Description:

Join a Ranger for a ride on the historic C&O Canal towpath. Meet at Lock 38 near Ferry Hill and Shepherdstown, WV at 9 am, Saturday, September 28. Additional parking is located 1/4 mile downstream. The ride will go toward Dargan Bend (downstream) with a stop at the Antietam Creek Aqueduct for a round trip of around 16 miles. Bicycle helmets are required. The towpath is fairly flat with slight elevation change at each lock and is "off road" (no motor vehicles).

Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. For more information about the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, visit

Mileage: 16

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