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Paw Paw Tunnel Trail

Hiking Trail

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) maintains a trail that goes over top the Paw Paw Tunnel. The typical hiking route is a four-mile loop hike over top Sorrel Ridge and back through the Paw Paw Tunnel. Tunnel Hill is a fairly steep trail, so visitors should wear comfortable, sturdy shoes and be prepared for a strenuous hike. Since there is no lighting inside the tunnel, it is also recommended to bring a flashlight.

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C and O Canal

Oldtown MD 21555
301-739-4200
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