Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center Trail
ElevationAscent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -17' -5 m
High: 173' 53 m
Low: 156' 48 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)
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“A wide paved trail from the parking lot to the tavern and onto Lock 19.”— Karl W
Family Friendly This accessible trail features history and views of the canal that the whole family will enjoy.
In front of the tavern sits Lock 20 and a small bridge that crosses the canal. The trail continues south on a narrower section of paved trail to the boat boarding platform. After this platform, the trail becomes gravel, but is still very accessible. The trail ends at a bridge just below Lock 19 that connects to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Tow Path.
Land Manager: NPS - Chesapeake & Ohio Canal